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Campaign Responses

  • November 22, 2016

    Section 40 and Leveson 2 Consultations

    I have been contacted by several constituents who wish to know more about the implementation of Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act in 2013, and indeed on the possibility of Leveson Part 2. My position on press regulation has not shifted since the completion of the Leveson Inquiry. I wholly support the independent regulation of […]
  • September 13, 2016


    Homelessness is particularly prevalent in the constituency and over the years as the MP I have worked closely with the Local Authority and charities such as St Mungo’s on how to tackle the issue. Approximately 30% of the UK’s rough-sleepers reside in Westminster, largely due to the transport links into central London and people’s hopes for […]
  • September 13, 2016

    Neonicotinoids and Bees

    In recent weeks, I have contacted by a number of constituents with their concerns over the use of pesticides in UK farming. Having made representations to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have now received the below response from the Minister of State, George Eustice MP. Defra – Neonicotinoids and Bees As you will see, […]
  • June 14, 2016

    Treatment of guide dog owners by businesses and services

    I have been contacted by constituents who were concerned by the treatment of guide and assistance dog users by businesses and services. I passed these concerns on to the Minister for Disabled People at the Department for Work and Pensions and I have attached his response below. Letter from Department for Work and Pensions The […]
  • June 14, 2016

    Violence against women and girls

    I was recently in correspondence with a number of constituents regarding a Westminster Hall debate on the subject of violence against women and girls. I felt it was appropriate to pass on the comments I received to the Secretary of State at the Department for International Development and I have attached her response. Letter from […]
  • May 25, 2016

    EU Referendum

    In the run-up to the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, I have been asked by many people for my thoughts on the matter. I have written numerous articles over the past few months on this important subject and I believe that it would be beneficial if I were to set them out below. […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Quarterly Tax Returns

    I have been contacted by small businesses and constituents who have raised their concerns regarding the Treasury’s proposals to introduce quarterly tax returns. As such, I made representations to the Treasury and I received the below response from the relevant Minister. Treasury Response As you will see, Mr Gauke writes that the Government is introducing simple and personalised […]
  • April 19, 2016

    Academisation of Schools

    Many residents have written to Mark in recent days about regarding the academisation of schools. The following response sets out Mark’s views: Thank you for your email regarding your thoughts on the academisation of schools. I must confess that I do not share your concerns as there are some fantastic examples of academies already at work here in […]
  • April 12, 2016


    I have received several pieces of correspondence from constituents in my postbag regarding the Government’s proposals for pharmacies. As such, I made representations to the relevant Minister at the Department of Health and you can find the response I received by clicking on the link below. Letter from Department of Health As you will see, the […]