Withdrawal Agreement Receives Royal Assent

With many 100s of hours spent on the Withdrawal Agreement and leaving the EU and several failed votes prior to the General Election in December, Parliament has now successfully completed the passage of the Withdrawal Bill.  On January 23rd 2020 The Withdrawal Bill received Royal Assent and the UK

Mark welcomes increase in the Local Housing Allowance

Mark Garnier MP welcomes an increase in the Local Housing Allowance

The Government is delivering on the election promises and ensuring that the most vulnerable in our society continue to benefit from a robust economy.

New Year Meeting with Secretary of State for Health

A good meeting this afternoon with the Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock.  Myself and Worcestershire colleagues Rachel Maclean and Robin Walker, who all have hospitals in our constituencies, met with the Secretary of State, to discuss the ongoing needs and requirements for Worcestershir

West Midland Trains

Mark Garnier has raised concerns with the Transport Minister on behalf of commuters in respect of the continued disruption on the West Midland Railways.  There have been continued delays, cancellations and lack of carriages on the route between Birmingham Snow Hill and Kidderminster.

Supporting The Deal

Mark supports the new withdrawal deal which the Prime Minister has renegotiated with the EU.   Ever since the referendum Mark has supported the democratic result in Wyre Forest, who voted strongly to leave, and has voted to deliver the result, from triggering Article 50 to keeping no deal on the

Westminster View

August is always a strange time for politics. With the absence of breaking news from Westminster, commentators speculate to an extraordinary extent, blowing minutiae into big, out of context, events.

Why I am Supporting Jeremy Hunt for Conservative Leader

Choosing the next leader of the Conservative Party is not a decision to be taken lightly. We are in Government. This individual will become the prime minister of the 5th biggest economy on the planet, the 4th biggest military budget.

Supporting Commonwealth Forces Veterans

I am delighted to be a co-signatory of the letter to the Home Secretary and support the campaign for the Government to abolish visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women for indefinite leave to remain in this country for which they have served.

Everyone Should Take Action for Climate Change

Flying back into Heathrow last week (I had been in the US doing trade promotion) I was confronted with the possible dual delight of being diverted to another airport, and of meeting climate change campaigner and actress Emma Thompson in the passport queue.