Rough Sleeping Update

Correspondence regarding rough sleeping in the City has been an unfortunate constant of my mailbag throughout my time as your local MP. However, there is no denying that over the past few years the issue has grown worse as we see more and more tent encampments spring up in our public spaces.

Statement: Kashmir

Today Mark updated the House on the current situation between India and Pakistan in Kashmir following the Urgent Question he responded to last week. You can find Mark's statement below and the entirety of the following debate on Hansard by clicking here.

Urgent Question: Jammu and Kashmir

Yesterday Mark responded on behalf of the Government to any Urgent Question tabled by Debbie Abrahams MP regarding the security and humanitarian situation in Kashmir, in the light of the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan.

Brexit Latest

Early 2019 has already shown itself to be a momentous time in British political history.

Funding Boost for Local Charities

I am delighted to learn that two local charities, Create Arts Limited and The Bounce Back Foundation, have been successful in securing funding raised by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

A New Post Office on the Strand

The Post Office has today announced that it will be opening a new ‘main’ style branch on the Strand only a five minute walk away from the recently closed, and much-used, Trafalgar Square office.

Human Rights: Xinjiang

Yesterday afternoon, Mark responded on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate called by Alistair Carmichael MP regarding the situation in Xinjiang, China. Mark's response to the debate is pasted below and you can find the debate in its entirety by clicking here.