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LAW CHANGE TO END ROUGH SEX DEFENCE

HARRIET HARMAN AND MARK GARNIER HAIL GOVERNMENT LAW CHANGE TO END ROUGH SEX DEFENCE AS MILESTONE MOMENT IN THE FIGHT TO CHALLENGE MALE SEXUAL VIOLENCE

MP View - Former Lloyds Garage Site, Stourport

A society defines itself by how it treats its most vulnerable people. Many in our society are vulnerable for many different reasons, but some of those who need our help the most are homeless, including rough sleepers.

MP View 17th June 2020

This week sees a bit more easing of the lockdown, with the opening of non-essential shops. This is quite totemic as it represents some semblance to normal life. As shops open, we see again the part of the economy we are most familiar with.

West Midlands Safari Park Given The Go Ahead To Reopen

Mark Garnier welcomes the announcement of the reopening of zoos and safari parks across the UK.   Safari parks are well equipped for social distancing given the isolated nature of visitors remaining in their vehicles.

Westminister View 18th March 2020

Coronavirus is an ever accelerating, widespread crises. The latest announcement from the government concedes that this is not just a medical event, but an economic event of unprecedented proportions.

Extension of Sick Pay and Benefit Measures

If you are unable to work because of following government guidelines on self isolating in relation to Covid-19 including precautionary measures without symptoms the following has been legislated further to the budget announcements:

The Prime Minister visits Bewdley

On Sunday 8th March, the Prime Minister visited Bewdley as the Government announced £5.2billion funding for flood defences.

Mark Garnier thanks the Emergency Services for Flood Support

On Wednesday, 4th March, Mark thanked the Emergency Services and voluntary organisations in a speech in the House of Commons.   They worked tirelessly through the continual floods of Bewdley and Stourport by the River Severn which lasted nearly 3 weeks.