Local News

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

Pimlico Community Meeting

There will be a community meeting held at Churchill Gardens Hall, 6.30pm next Thursday (7 February) regarding the dreadful events on Sunday night that led to the death of young Pimlico resident, Hani El-Kheir.

Stabbing on Lupus Street, Pimlico

Along with local constituents, Mark was deeply shocked to learn of the stabbing of a teenage boy that took place last night on Lupus Street, Pimlico.

Visit to the Fleet Sewer

As a guest of Thames Water, Mark descended into the 150 year old Fleet Sewer which covers the River Fleet and is one of London’s largest lost rivers running from Hampstead Heath to Blackfriars.

Mark visits Maggie’s Centre

This morning Mark visited Charing Cross Hospital to see how London’s first Maggie’s Centre is helping those in the capital who have been diagnosed with cancer.