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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.

Prorogation of Parliament and the Supreme Court Judgement

Before getting too carried away by excited talk of parliament being bypassed, it is important to note that MPs will have the opportunity to debate the government’s approach to Brexit in the run up to the European Council meeting on 17 and 18 October, with key votes on any potential deal we might

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.

Tube Noise Under the Barbican

Last November, I, along with City of London Common Councilmen and City Corporation officials, visited the home of a Barbican resident to hear and feel first-hand the recurrent commotion caused by passing underground trains.

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.

Data Sharing on Short Lets

The problems presented by short-term lets in Westminster is something I have been highlighting for several years.