Local News

Pedicab Update

I have enormous sympathy with residents in the West End and beyond who detest the noise and disruption caused by unlicensed pedicabs.

City & Westminster volunteers – Contact the Elderly needs YOU!

Over forty years ago, Mark’s constituent and local Marylebone resident, Trevor Lyttleton, set up Contact the Elderly after noticing that many of his older neighbours very rarely received visitors, leading to isolation and loneliness.

Mark to Present Post Office Petition in Parliament

On Wednesday afternoon, Mark is to present a petition in parliament to object to the proposed closure of the Lupus Street Post Office.

The petition has been signed by over seven-hundred Pimlico residents concerned about the loss of this precious local amenity.

Connaught Village Summer Festival

Mark joined local councillors this afternoon to meet constituents and chat to stallholders at the Connaught Village Summer Festival.

Great news on free schools in central London

As I know from my postbag, London is crying out for more school places. Like clockwork, I receive tens of messages from parents at the conclusion of each year’s admission procedures, desperately concerned that their child will not have a school place come September.

The City Talent Initiative is launched!

This morning I joined David Lammy and Baroness Kramer in a cross-party effort to ensure some of our brightest talents reach their full potential.

Lupus Street Post Office

Mark is aware of the groundswell of concern in Pimlico about the proposed closure of the Post Office’s Lupus Street branch and it is a concern he shares. Alongside Churchill councillors, he has been campaigning to keep the Post Office on that site.

Your Choice – Tackling Youth Violence

Find out how Westminster City Council are tackling youth violence in Pimlico –

Saturday 23 February, 11am-4pm

Johnson’s Place, opposite Coleridge House, Churchill Gardens