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In My View - 13th April 2017

The House of Commons is now on Easter recess and it’s been wonderful spending more time here in Somerset. My family and I had a really good visit to Ham Hill - I understand we are due to have a prolonged spell of good weather and I thoroughly recommend it.

In My View 6th April 2017

Now that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty has been invoked to begin the process of the UK leaving the European Union, negotiators on both sides are focusing on the practicalities of our future arrangements.

Marcus commits to dualling of the A303

THE A303 should be the government’s top priority, despite calls to scrap improvements over fears it will devastate the environment, according to South Somerset MP Marcus Fysh.

Marcus meets with farmers from across the constituency

South Somerset MP Marcus Fysh had an in depth chat with local farmers across the weekend. Along with the NFU, Marcus met with a group of farmers on Friday to discuss the big topics of farming in Brexit.

In My View - 30th March 2017

Last week brought a shocking reminder of both the fragility and the importance of our democracy.

South Somerset MP welcomes reduced sentence for Sgt Blackman

South Somerset MP Marcus Fysh welcomes the announcement that Sgt Blackman, a Royal Marine who fatally shot an injured Taliban fighter, could be released in the next few weeks.  This follows the smaller sentence of diminished responsibility given of 7 years.  Sgt Blackman has already served over 3

UPDATE - Spring Budget 2017

It’s not often National Insurance makes the news but it was the subject of front page attention following the Budget last week.