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  • Record number of jobseekers attend South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair 2019
    Hundreds of jobseekers met with employers and training providers at the South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair 2019, which has been dubbed the ‘best one yet’.  The fair, which took place at the City of Bristol College’s South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, was organised by Bristol South MP Karin Smyth in partnership with the college, Bristol City Council and the Department for Work and […]
  • Bristol apprentices speak about their journeys ahead of South Bristol Apprenticeships Fair
    Bristol South MP Karin Smyth has organised another apprenticeships fair. In partnership with City of Bristol College, Bristol City Council and the Department for Work and Pensions, the South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair 2019 will take place from 11am – 3pm on Thursday 28 February at the South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove. The event is free to attend and you’ll be able to find out more about the apprenticeships on offer […]
  • ‘No deal’ Brexit is not an option, says Bristol South MP Karin Smyth
    Bristol South MP Karin Smyth says: “Brexit remains a cause of much frustration, uncertainty and concern.  “This is being felt here in Bristol South and throughout the UK.  “I was in Dublin earlier this week, in my role as Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland alongside colleagues Keir Starmer and Tony Lloyd. We met with government and opposition, business leaders and trade unions who are, understandably, anxious about […]
  • Invitation: South Bristol Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair 2019
    Bristol South MP Karin Smyth has teamed up with City of Bristol College, Bristol City Council and the Department of Work and Pensions for another Jobs and Apprenticeships fair. The event, which takes place from 11am-3pm on Thursday 28 February at the South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, will feature some of Bristol’s biggest employers looking to recruit apprentices and new staff – including some key south Bristol employers such as […]
  • Bristol South MP Karin Smyth calls on the Secretary of State for Health to pause the potentially disastrous NHS commissioning plans for Bristol
    Bristol South MP Karin Smyth will today (January 7th) use a House of Commons debate to call on the Secretary of State for Health to pause the potentially disastrous NHS commissioning plans for Bristol. Karin Smyth MP said: “The Government has today launched its 10 Year NHS Long Term Plan, committed to integrating care locally and seeking to change the disastrous NHS Reforms freeing Commissioners from the procurement rules introduced in 2012. […]
  • Karin Smyth MP lays down an important amendment on air weapons during proceedings on the Offensive Weapons Bill
    After it was cancelled twice previously, I was finally able to present my amendments to the Offensive Weapons Bill. This new clause would require the government to publish a report on the safety of air weapons. This is an important matter of public safety and I believe would help us move one step closer to preventing further deaths or injuries through the misuse of air weapons in the future. Read the full debate here.   Original posted 28th […]
  • Karin Smyth MPKarin Smyth MP on why private schools are holding our communities back
    I recently wrote an article for the Fabian Society on why I believe private schools are holding our communities back. Read the full article here […]