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Supporting Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Mark Prisk MP has echoed constituents' calls for the release of Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe from an Iranian prison with a letter to the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt.

You can read the letter HERE

Mr Prisk said:

The Time Is Now

Dozens of constituents made the journey down to London  to discuss their concerns regarding climate change. The ‘The Time Is Now’ rally attracted people from all over the UK, bringing individuals face to face with their MPs.

Mr Prisk said:

Mark supports Guide Dog owners

Under the Equality Act, guide dog and other assistance dog owners have the right to enter most services, premises and vehicles with their dog.

However, 75% of assistance dog owners we surveyed have been refused access to a restaurant, shop or taxi.

Action on Homelessness

Great to catch up with St Mungo's and Street Link this morning for an update on the state of homelessness in the UK.

Therapy Dogs Nationwide

Mark Prisk MP welcomed Therapy Dogs Nationwide - and some of their furry helpers - to the Houses of Parliament. The organisation is a national charity where visiting volunteers take their own dogs into establishments to give comfort, distraction, and stimulation.

Understanding Autism

Mark Prisk MP has completed the ‘Understanding Autism’ training with the National Autistic Society.

Passenger Benefit Fund

Mark Prisk MP has welcomed the news that a passenger benefit fund will be rolled out by Govia Thameslink Railway.

Mr Prisk received the following correspondence from GTR's CEO, Patrick Verwer:

 

Dear Mark,

 

Good News for Schools

Mark Prisk MP has shared some positive statistics from the Department of Education regarding local schools.