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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.

Soho Residents' Update

The below has been taken from the December 2018 issue of The Soho Clarion.

Access to Cannabis-Derived Medical Products

In March, I was contacted by a longstanding constituent with whom I have been in correspondence over the years on a range of both local and national issues. What we discussed this time, however, was something far more personal and of an importance unlike anything previous.