Homeless Strategy Consultation

As many of you will be aware, homelessness is an issue I have been working hard on since I first entered Parliament and one of the biggest issues we face both here in Westminster and nationally.

Westminster Bridge Gambling and Scams

Local people and tourists alike have been contacting me about the Romanian gangs who have been running scams across the length of Westminster Bridge, enticing passers by to part with their money in a rigged game of three-cup shuffle.

Hot Chocolate Thursday with the Pimlico Foundation

I recently had the opportunity to attend one of The Pimlico Foundation’s afterschool events in Churchill Gardens and see for myself the positive impact the charity has on the lives of children and young people across the area. The Foundation has been delivering children and youth work on the coun

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.

Urgent Question: Hong Kong

As Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark responded on behalf of the Government to an Urgent Question tabled by Alistair Carmichael MP regarding Hong Kong.

Statement: Hong Kong

As Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, Mark made the below statement to the House of Commons on the ongoing situation in Hong Kong. The debate that followed Mark's statement can also be found below.

Adjournment Debate: UK Foreign Policy: China and Hong Kong

Yesterday evening, Mark responded on behalf of the Government in the Adjournment debate tabled by Alistair Carmichael MP regarding UK foreign policy towards China and Hong Kong . To read the whole debate on Hansard, please click here.