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On Monday 18th July Kevan voted in favour of renewing the UK's independent nuclear deterrent.
In 2007 the then Labour Government, endorsed by a Parliamentary vote, began a programme to maintain the UK’s nuclear deterrent beyond the early 2030s.
Yesterday, MPs voted to authorise the manufacture phase of the Successor-submarine programme. Under this programme the Royal Navy's current Vanguard class ballistic missile submarines will be replaced by four new submarines at the end of their operational lifespan in the early 2030s.
On 8 July, Kevan visited the Waddington Street Centre in Durham to present the awards at their Celebrating Learning event.
Below, Kevan is pictured with the Chair of Waddington Street, Fred Robinson.
On Monday 4th July, Kevan raised his concerns about the lack of consultation with parents over the future of South Stanley infant and junior schools during Education Questions.
Kevan asked the schools minister, Nick Gibb:
"Durham county council is part-way through the legal process of merging South Stanley infant and junior schools to form a primary school, but on Friday the Department issued a notice that the infant school will now be part of Greenlands junior school as a new academy, completely ignoring any consultation with local parents. How does that fit with what the Minister has said about the involvement of parents in these decisions?"
The Minister subsequently agreed to meet with Kevan to further discuss the issue.
On 2 July, Kevan called in at the Great Lumley Festival, where he met Shirley Smith from If U Care Share.
On 17 June, Kevan called in to see staff and residents at Stoneleigh Care Home in Annfield Plain, where they were having an open day.
On 14 June, the School Council from Woodlea Primary School in Woodstone Village visited Parliament, where they watched proceedings in the House from the public gallery, had a tour and a meeting with Kevan. Below they are pictured with Kevan on the Terrace.
On 12 June, Kevan attended the Boys Brigade service at Chester-le-Street Methodist Church to present the Queens and President's Badge Awards.
On 21 May, Kevan attended a concert at the Salvation Army Citadel in Chester-le-Street in aid of the Sara's Hope Foundation.
On 16 May, Kevan visited the Alzheimers' Society's Sing for the Brain at Beamish Museum as part of Dementia Awareness Week