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Mark Prisk MP celebrates UK Parliament Week

Mark Prisk MP teamed up with LEGO in the House of Commons to raise awareness about UK Parliament Week.

UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved.

Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

Mark Prisk MP has expressed his delight at having involved the local community in The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. In Early November Mark was joined by Bishop’s Stortford’s Mayor, councillors, and volunteers at the Southern Country Park to plant five saplings as part of the initiative.

Mark Prisk: the Agriculture Bill

 

Mark Prisk MP challenged the Secretary of State for DEFRA during the Agriculture Bill debate. He raised the competition domestic farmers and food producers face from inexpensive, low quality overseas goods.

The exchange was as follows:

Mark Prisk:

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

28 September marked MacMillan Cancer Support's World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Since the coffee mornings started in 1990 they have raised over £200m for cancer care!

Blindfolded Walk with Guide Dogs UK

Mark joined the charity Guide Dogs in Hertford to learn more about the street hazards that affect partially sighted people. 

Mark Wears it Pink for Breast Cancer Now

Mark Prisk MP added a splash of pink to his usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October to raise money for vital breast cancer research.

 

Mark Prisk on 'Meet the MPs'

Mark Prisk MP appeared on the popular Core Politics Youtube series, 'Meet the MPs'.

 

In the episode, Mark discussed his love of all things Bond, student politics and the mayhem of ministerial work. Watch now!

Visiting CST Today

I visited the incredible CST Today in Bishop's Stortford to meet the hardworking staff and charming participants.

Brexit Statement

I welcome the Cabinet agreement from Chequers. It strikes a sensible balance between wanting to regain control over our laws, trade and borders, whilst also setting out a coherent and sensible proposal to the EU, for working with them, when we leave next March.

End Homelessness - Everybody In

Mark Prisk worked with charity Crisis on their plan to end Britain's homelessness problem within 10 years.