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.

In My View - Marcus on Social Care in Somerset

On Monday I was a guest of the BBC at a screening of a new Panorama programme about social care, airing next week, in which the story of care in Somerset is centre stage.

In My View - 2nd May 2019

This springtime a key part of my focus is on education and skills training having recently been elected Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Education, and I feel very positive about the opportunities that we can build on in Somerset.

In My View - 25th April 2019

Easter is a lovely time of year and I very much hope that people got to have a break, maybe spend time with their families and certainly enjoyed a pause from what had become a rather repetitive national news cycle.

In My View - 18th April 2019

This week MPs are on a shortened Easter recess. Even this has divided opinion in these challenging political times but for many of us it is the first proper chance to spend time with family and catch up on work in our constituencies since Christmas.

In My View - 4th April 2019

Last week I was pleased to be elected a Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Education. There are APPGs for many issues in Parliament and I am involved with some including the ones on Knifecrime and Equitable Life.