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Say NO to Illegal Wildlife Products!

Mark wrote the below piece on the work needed to tackle the illegal wildlife trade which featured in the Vietnamese publication VnExpress. The original piece can be found by clicking here:

The illegal wildlife trade is an urgent problem. A more urgent problem than most of us realize.

Urgent Questions on Recent Violence in Rakhine

As the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark responded on behalf of the Government to an Urgent Question raised in the House following the recent violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma). You can find the full debate in Hansard by clicking here.

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Disparity in the Central London Property Market

Following Paul Goodman’s pieceon ConHome, the severe shortage of affordable properties in the centre of our great city has again reared its head following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower and the debate surrounding the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ in central London.

The Potential Impact of the Election Result on the Brexit Negotiation Strategy

Understandably, the inconclusive result of the snap General Election has led to calls from many quarters for a re-evaluation of the government’s tone and direction in the opening of formal Brexit negotiations and in the months ahead.  Following the election, I was probably the first Conservative