In My View - 18th January 2018

Last week I visited Rome to meet the top management of Leonardo including the CEO, Senor Alessandro Profumo.

In My View - 4th January 2018

Although the start of January always has something of a ‘back to school’ feel about it, it’s an exciting time of year. Whilst many of us have enjoyed a break we are of course all indebted to those working, including in the emergency and other public services, over Christmas and New Year.

In My View - 21st December 2017

My office in the House of Commons is on a somewhat bland but high corridor just off the public rooms of Upper Committee Corridor. Although small, I like it as it is close to the chamber.

In My View - 14th December 2017

Good news from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs this week relating to an issue that I know many people have had concerns about. The Government has published a draft Bill about animal welfare which gives explicit recognition of animal sentience in UK law.

In My View - 7th December 2017

The House of Commons is now half way through the current stage of the EU Withdrawal Bill and it does continue to dominate proceedings here, touching on so many different policy areas.

In My View - 30th November 2017

Throughout my time as an MP so far I have always tried to avoid being a part of the ‘Westminster Bubble’.

Marcus Fysh MP on Scrapping Stamp Duty and Improving Universal Credit

Yeovil and South Somerset MP Marcus Fysh has welcomed a Budget that scraps Stamp Duty for first time homebuyers amongst a raft of measures to support families in their everyday lives. There is also a commitment to an immediate increase in investment in the NHS.

In My View - 23rd November 2017

Throughout my time as an MP so far I have always tried to avoid being a part of the ‘Westminster Bubble’.

In My View - 16th November 2017

At the time of writing we are about to start eight days of debate of the European Union Withdrawal Bill and it has become a very technical and weighty piece of legislation.

In My View - 2nd November 2017

Good news this week as Highways England has announced the preferred route for the dualling of the A303 between Sparkford and Ilchester.