News

Keep Wild Boar Wild

Recently, BBC Countryfile included a special feature on African Swine Fever (ASF) and wild boar in the Forest of Dean, showing how important it is not to feed the boar.

Mark urges MPs to deliver Brexit

Watch Mark's speech in Parliament from 29th January 2019, in which he urged MPs to vote against amendments which would frustrate Brexit.

£13m boost for Forest of Dean factory

I am very pleased to welcome the positive news that Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) is investing £13 million to install a new, high-speed bottle filler at their factory in Coleford.

Funding the NHS

I am pleased to report that £420 million of Government funding is being used this winter to improve NHS services.

Supporting SARA

I am very pleased to share some positive news to start 2019. The team at Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) has received just under £11,000 of Government funding that is being awarded to dozens of charities working to keep inland waterways around the country safe.

Merry Christmas

As we approach Christmas, I would like to take a moment to reflect on 2018. Many constituents write to me about the local issues that are important to them, which I deal with supported by my team in Cinderford.

Small Business Saturday

Last week saw the annual Small Business Saturday campaign take place across the country.