News

In My View - Marcus on Lobbying Wins for Somerset

We’ve had some brilliant news for Somerset lately and it’s all come at once. Much of my work as an MP is lobbying; trying to influence Government or other agency’s decisions, usually to support the interests of South Somerset.

Yeovil through to the next round for High Street Fund bid

I am pleased to announce as I told BBC Somerset this morning, that Yeovil constituency has been selected as one of 50 areas to progress to the next stage of access to the Government’s new Future High Streets Fund, which I have lobbied for us to be part of.

Campaign Win for Ilminster Bypass Safety Measures

Local MP Marcus Fysh’s campaign for improved safety on the Ilminster Bypass took a major step forward this week as Highways England confirmed a start date of 15th July for works on upgraded road markings and increased signage.

Ignoring the Alarms - Marcus calls for urgent action on Eating Disorders

Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh today called for urgent action from the Government on eating disorders following the publication of a report called ‘Ignoring the Alarms follow-up: Too many avoidable deaths from eating disorders’, by the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

Marcus Delivers the Mail and Meets the Australian PM

There’s plenty to report on from Westminster and beyond this week but I would like to start by saying how much my family and I enjoyed the Ilminster Midsummer Experience last weekend and to thank all of the wonderful organisers and volunteers who make it happen each year.

Marcus on the A303 works and Donald Trump

I have been back in London this week as the House of Commons starts its summer session. It could not have been a more high profile time as President Trump was in town on a state visit and in a few weeks’ time we will have a new Prime Minister.