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Darren's Update - 3rd July

I hope you and your loved ones are keeping safe and well.

This has been a varied - but positive - week for me in Parliament and Broxtowe and plans are well under way for a busy summer recess in the Constituency.

Darren's Update - 26th June

This week marked the 72nd Anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush and is Armed Forces Week. As many of you know, these are both causes incredibly close to my heart. I have descended from the Windrush Generation and I spent 26 years proudly serving our country in the RAF.

Darren’s Update - 19th June 2020

Following the torrential downpour that started on Wednesday evening there was flooding in parts of Broxtowe, this was particularly severe in Beeston, Attenborough, Trowell and Bramcote.

Darren’s Update 12th June

This morning, I visited our beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve to catch up with Erin McDaid, Head of Communications at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, and local Councillor Eric Kerry.

Broxtowe Benefits from Unprecedented Measures Announced by Chancellor

As I am sure you will agree, the past few months have been extremely challenging to both our social and working lives. This Government has done everything in its power to form a world-leading economic response to coronavirus, providing a lifeline for millions of people and businesses.

Are you self-employed during COVID-19?

So far, in response to these unprecedented times caused by coronavirus, the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has helped more than 2 million self-employed people in the United Kingdom.

Darren’s Update on 5th June

As this is Volunteers' Week (1st to 7th June) I would like to start this week’s update with a huge thank you to all the brilliant volunteers in Broxtowe.  One lady from Beeston deserves a special mention.  Amy Gathercole has been very busy volunteering to coordinate ‘For The Love Of Scrubs’.

Darren’s Update 29th May 2020

Yesterday (28th May), the Prime Minster announced that groups of up to six people will be able to meet outdoors in England from Monday 1 June, provided that strict social distancing guidelines are followed. I welcome the easing of the restrictions in a safe and measured way.