News

Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Yesterday afternoon, Mark responded on behalf of the Government in the Backbench Business debate tabled by Rushanara Ali MP regarding the Rohingya Refugee Crisis. To read the whole debate on Hansard, please click here . Please find Mark's speech pasted below.

Adjournment Debate - Jagtar Singh Johal

Yesterday evening, Mark responded on behalf of the Government in the Adjournment debate tabled by Martin Docherty-Hughes MP regarding Jagtar Singh Johal. To read the whole debate on Hansard, please click here . Please find Mark's speech pasted below.

My visit to Maggie's Centre at Barts

It was an absolute pleasure to visit the Maggie’s Centre located at Barts for the first time since I attended its opening almost a year ago and to see it up and running, as well as meeting again with Laura Lee, Maggie’s Chief Executive and champion.

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day

Last week, Mark responded on behalf of the Government in the Westminster Hall debate tabled by Jim Shannon MP regarding International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day. To read the whole debate on Hansard, please click here.

Nuclear Treaty: US Withdrawal

Last week, Mark responded on behalf of the Government in his role as Minister for Asia and the Pacific in the debate tabled by Fabian Hamilton MP regarding US withdrawal from the intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty. To read the whole debate on Hansard, please click here.

Ministerial Update September 2018

As we enter what is sure to be a busy session in parliament, do allow me to provide a picture of some of the work I have undertaken at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in what has been a packed September for my team and me.

Small Business Roundtable

It was a pleasure to meet with eight local businesses operating within the Cities of London and Westminster, all of whom have participated in the 10,000 Small Businesses scheme run by Goldman Sachs.