Loan Charge Update

Following persistent calls from myself and colleagues from across the House the government has commissioned an independent review into the Loan Charge. 

A Word on Short Lets

Mark wrote the below for the September 2019 edition of the Blueprint magazine

A Word on the Sad Demise of Bury FC

Since the age of six I have been a passionate supporter of Bury Football Club - needless to say the events of recent weeks, culminating in the Shakers' expulsion from the English Football League, have been deeply upsetting.

Mansion House Protests Statement

Having co-operated in full with the Cabinet Office investigation, I am hugely relieved that the Prime Minister now considers this matter closed. I have been deeply touched by the letters and e-mails of support from thousands of men and women from across the country, many from political opponents.

The Conservatives Leadership Race

As more colleagues pledge their support for their preferred candidate in the Party's nascent leadership race, I and my fellow Foreign Office ministers, Sir Alan Duncan and Harriet Baldwin, are delighted to give our backing to the the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt.

The Prime Minister's Resignation

Today, after much speculation, the Prime Minister announced her intention to step down as leader of the Conservative Party on Friday 7 June.

Blueprint April 2019

Mark wrote the below piece for the April 2019 edition of the Blueprint magazine


Medical Cannabis Parliamentary Drop-In

Readers of my website will know that over the past nine months I have been doing my level best to help one local family who are in a heart breaking situation involving the access to medical cannabis for their severely epileptic teenage son.