Opinions

Westminster Diary - Leaving the European Union

On Tuesday Parliament returned following the summer recess for what will undoubtedly be a challenging few weeks as MPs finalise the UK’s terms for leaving the European Union on 29th March 2019.

Westminster Diary - Customs Bill, Trade Bill and Brexit

As Parliament rises for the summer recess, the Government has brought forward the Chequers Agreement, which sets out a pragmatic and positive plan for the UK’s future relationship with the European Union.

Westminster Diary - 70th Birthday of the NHS

Last week the NHS marked its 70th birthday, with celebrations taking place across the country to celebrate one of the most important institutions in our country.

Westminster Diary - The European Union (Withdrawal) Act

Last week the House of Commons passed the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. This is a vital piece of legislation which will transfer many of the existing laws which currently have effect due to our membership of the European Union directly into UK law.

Westminster Diary - Supporting local businesses

As Rugby’s local Member of Parliament, I will always speak up for the great heritage in manufacturing and engineering which has brought jobs, skills and growth to the area for generations.

Statement from Mark on UK strikes in Syria

Like many local residents, I woke up on Saturday morning to the news that UK forces had, in a joint operation with our allies France and the United States, launched a series of precision strikes to degrade and deter the Syrian Government’s ability to use chemical weapons against innocent civilian

Statement from Mark on Free School Meals

Labour’s claims that children will lose out on Free School Meals as part of the Government’s proposed changes are simply incorrect as confirmed by Channel 4’s Fact Checker. Local residents may wish to read more about how Labour are misleading people by clicking the link below:

Westminster Diary - Our Future Economic Partnership with Europe

Over recent days the Government has set out our ambitious vision for a future economic partnership with Europe after leave the European Union and on Friday the Prime Minister, Theresa May set out a number of key tests for this new relationship.