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Jo has written to Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore urging him to back Labour's Bill in Parliament on Friday to undo his Government's damaging NHS reforms.

Jo McCarron's letter to Chris Skidmore MP - help undo the Government's NHS reforms

Jo has written to Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore urging him to back Labour's Bill in Parliament on Friday to undo his Government's damaging NHS reforms. Read more

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As part of Living Wage week last week, Jo joined Labour councillors, local carers and Living Wage campaigners on Kingswood High Street to show their support for the Living Wage. Here Jo explains why the ongoing campaign to tackle low pay in Kingswood is so important.

"If you get a job and work hard, you should at the very least earn enough to cover the basics"

As part of Living Wage week last week, Jo joined Labour councillors, local carers and Living Wage campaigners on Kingswood High Street to show their support for the Living Wage.... Read more

Jo McCarron spoke at today's Board Meeting of the South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, where health bosses approved recommendations to shelve plans for a Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham Hospital.

"It is simply not acceptable to backtrack on a promise without approval from those who the promise was made to" - Jo McCarron on CCG announcement to shelve promised MIU at Cossham

Jo McCarron spoke at today's Board Meeting of the South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, where health bosses approved recommendations to shelve plans for a Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham Hospital.... Read more

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Jo McCarron ran a Big Draw art project for Year 5 pupils at her old primary school, Hanham Abbots, as part of the Big Draw Festival, a series of events throughout October run by the national Campaign for Drawing.

Jo McCarron runs art project with pupils at her former school in Hanham

Jo McCarron ran a Big Draw art project for Year 5 pupils at her old primary school, Hanham Abbots, as part of the Big Draw Festival, a series of events... Read more

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Jo McCarron, Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Kingswood, spoke to delegates at Labour's Annual Conference in Manchester about the importance of rebuilding trust following a series of broken NHS promises locally and nationally.

Jo McCarron speaks at Labour Party Conference about our NHS

Jo McCarron, Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Kingswood, spoke to delegates at Labour's Annual Conference in Manchester about the importance of rebuilding trust following a series of broken NHS promises locally... Read more

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Jo McCarron and representatives from the residents’ campaign group calling for improved traffic calming measures on Craven Way spoke to councillors at the Council’s Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee meeting on Wednesday 3rd September. 

Jo McCarron and local residents deliver petition to keep up pressure for improved Craven Way traffic calming

Jo McCarron and representatives from the residents’ campaign group calling for improved traffic calming measures on Craven Way spoke to councillors at the Council’s Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee... Read more

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Jo McCarron speaks to the Week In about the challenge parents face finding good, affordable childcare

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The Labour Party along with the Save Cossham campaign group will be holding a protest in Kingswood Park at 9.30am on 17th September to highlight the strength of feeling about the Minor Injuries Unit promised at Cossham Hospital, but which still hasn't been delivered. The protest will then be moving across the road to the Kingswood Civic Centre to deliver the petition to the Clinical Commissioning Group at the monthly South Glos. Health Scrutiny meeting.

Minor Injuries Unit protest planned for 17th September

The Labour Party along with the Save Cossham campaign group will be holding a protest in Kingswood Park at 9.30am on 17th September to highlight the strength of feeling about the... Read more

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The packed public meeting at Warmley Community Centre on Saturday (26th July) was called by the Save Cossham residents group, who Jo and the Labour team have been working with to make sure residents have their say over the Minor Injuries Unit. So far they have collected more than 7000 signatures between them.

Jo McCarron speaks to nearly 200 residents who turned out to join the call for the Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham Hospital

The packed public meeting at Warmley Community Centre on Saturday (26th July) was called by the Save Cossham residents group, who Jo and the Labour team have been working with to... Read more

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Jo McCarron, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Kingswood, held a meeting with local residents on Monday about the campaign calling for practical measures to ease traffic problems on Craven Way.

Craven Way campaigning begins to pay off

Jo McCarron, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Kingswood, held a meeting with local residents on Monday about the campaign calling for practical measures to ease traffic problems on Craven Way. Read more

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