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  • Bristol South MP demands clarity from Government over vaccinations rollout  
    Bristol South MP demands clarity from Government over vaccinations rollout   Karin Smyth, MP for Bristol South, has this week demanded more clarity and transparency from the Government over the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme.  The call comes as it was revealed that although Ashton Gate Stadium is ready to go as a regional vaccine hub, working in partnership with the Clinical Commissioning Group,  the Government have not yet […]
  • Bristol South MP encourages constituents to nominate community heroes for the ‘Your UK Parliament Awards’ 
    Bristol South MP encourages constituents to nominate community heroes for the ‘Your UK Parliament Awards’  Local MP Karin Smyth is encouraging people in Bristol South to enter the annual Your UK Parliament Awards. The awards celebrate the brilliant work carried out all over the UK by individuals and organisations who are making a difference to their communities, or who promote democratic action.  Whether it’s hosting a debate for a campaign, […]
  • “It is vitally important that we follow lockdown rules to stop the spread of this virus” – Karin Smyth MP
    “It is vitally important that we follow lockdown rules to stop the spread of this virus” – Karin Smyth MP Local MP, Karin Smyth, is encouraging all constituents to follow the rules laid down by the Government this week in order to protect those vulnerable to this virus and to support the work of NHS staff. This comes after the UK Government finally acted upon the SAGE documents published before Christmas. The Government has now implemented a […]
  • Bristol South MP warns constituents about electrical safety in the run-up to Christmas
    Bristol South MP warns constituents about electrical safety in the run-up to Christmas Karin Smyth, MP for Bristol South, is encouraging all constituents to put safety first when shopping online for their Christmas presents this year. With online marketplaces not bound by the same laws as traditional retailers, fake and dangerous electrical products are being sold to unknowing customers. Containing sub-standard or counterfeit parts, they present […]
  • Bristol South MP praises small businesses on Small Business Saturday
    Bristol South MP praises small businesses on Small Business Saturday   Karin Smyth is encouraging constituents to shop local this Christmas and to support small businesses as we approach Small Business Saturday on 5 December. Small Business Saturday is an annual celebration of small businesses, allowing them to publicise their products and services and work with mentors to build their businesses. This year small businesses have faced […]
  • Bristol South MP criticises Government’s  “callous” welfare policies as child poverty spikes
    Bristol South MP criticises Government’s  “callous” welfare policies as child poverty spikes   Karin Smyth MP is calling on the Government to take immediate action to tackle the growing problem of child poverty as new data released by the End Child Poverty Coalition shows 34.4% of children – 7996 children – live in poverty in Bristol South. The Coalition, along with the Labour Party, are calling on their Government to scrap their planned […]
  • OPINION: Karin Smyth MP on a rise in unemployment in Bristol South
    The percentage of people claiming unemployment-related benefits in Bristol South has already risen from 3.6% in March to 6.2% this summer, and this is likely to increase further. […]