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Getting Brexit done

Conservatives have used last week’s Party Conference to set out a positive vision for the UK after Brexit. This realises the opportunities of leaving the EU to strengthen our NHS with increased frontline spending, raise funding for schools, and tackle crime. 

Mark speaks in a Westminster Hall debate on Climate Change

Now that the Government has legislated for a Net Zero carbon target, Mark makes the point that now the challenge is for the Government to deliver the detailed policy work and promote the technical innovation needed to get us to that target.

Walk for a Cause with Pudsey Bear

This Sunday, 6th October, the Newent and District Rotary Club are organising a ‘Walk for a Cause with Pudsey Bear’.

Conservative Party Conference 2019

This week, the Conservative Party held our annual Party Conference in Manchester, setting out how the Government will continue to strengthen our economy and create opportunity for all.

Meeting with Charlie’s

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting with Charlie’s, a community group set-up to benefit the Health & Wellbeing of anyone affected by Cancer, at any stage.

Good news for Lydney Harbour

I am really pleased that Lydney is to receive £2.1 million of taxpayers’ money from the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund. 

The Destination Lydney Harbour project is set to create 270 jobs, improve transport connections to the town and increase visitor numbers. 

Working to deliver Brexit

The Prime Minister is fighting for a deal which will protect the interests of businesses and citizens across the whole of the United Kingdom, and on both sides of the Irish border.  

Newent Onion Fayre 2019

I had a great time at the 24th Newent Onion Fayre and it was brilliant to talk to constituents, visit the stalls and take part in the opening parade. I have been a longstanding supporter of this outstanding event and have been attending the Newent Onion Fayre for the last 20 years.

NAF International Hartpury Horse Trials

It was a pleasure to attend the NAF International Hartpury Horse Trials this year. The Horse Trials run across the 360-hectare Hartpury campus with the dressage and show jumping taking place in the International Arena and the cross country phase running across Hartpury House Bank.