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- 25 June 2017
Every school in Bristol East is set to lose out under the Government's new funding formula, which Kerry opposes. With Bristol's other MPs, Kerry has asked to meet with the Education Secretary as soon as possible.
- 24 June 2017
Bristol Council is in a very difficult financial situation, not of its own making but because of Tory government cuts, as well as mismanagement of the council’s finances by the previous administration. We all need to respond to the consultation on the future of our services - including, like me, by suggesting options which have not been presented.
- 23 June 2017
Kerry pushes council to remove caravans, clean up site, and secure it - after bringing Mayor Marvin Rees to see the problems caused first-hand.
- 23 June 2017
Almost 1,500 people in Bristol East donate blood - 1.4% of the people who live here. To mark National Blood Week, Kerry is calling on everyone who can donate blood to register to do so.
- 23 June 2017
Kerry asks Home Secretary to introduce stronger measures to prevent radicalisation, deter and monitor travel, and work more closely with European allies to to combat terrorism.
- 22 June 2017
This morning, during her statement on the Grenfell Tower fire, I asked Theresa May whether the Government will fund any fire safety works which Bristol City Council deem essential and, if they will, when they will pay for it.
- 21 June 2017
After botching the general election she called, Theresa May has – thankfully – put most of her manifesto through the shredder, leaving very little for the Queen to read out today. Thanks to pressure from Labour, plans to bring back fox hunting, open more grammar schools, scrap winter fuel allowance and the triple-lock, most likely along with the dementia tax, have been shelved.
- 21 June 2017
The UK voted to leave the EU, not the single market. I have signed a letter, along with more than 50 Labour MPs, MEPs and Peers, arguing that we should remain in the single market to protect jobs, trade, and rights, while, as we make clear, being free to impose restrictions on free movement.
- 20 June 2017
After agreeing with the EU's timetable for talks, the Brexit Secretary David Davis must now settle the UK's divorce bill before moving onto other issues, like citizens' rights and keeping his promise for the UK to have the 'exact same benefits' after Brexit as we do now.
- 20 June 2017
Since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London, and with dozens of people either dead or missing, many of you have been getting in touch, understandably concerned about fire regulations. This morning, I was with firefighters, councillors and Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol at Butler House – one of the four high-rise blocks in Bristol East – to reassure residents. All 59 council-owned blocks in the city will be visited over the next few weeks.
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