Mark Lancaster MP

23 FEB 2017

QPR Lead the Way

QPR FC have joined a growing number of professional football clubs to sign the Armed Forces Covenant. I had the honour of signing as Defence Minister and they're the first London club to sign and hopefully others will follow their lead. The club has already supported a number of veterans to get ... Read more >

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22 FEB 2017

Tools That Change Lives

Think again! Don't throw out those old, unwanted hand tools! On a visit to local charity, Tools for Self Reliance (MK), I met with Steve Brewer Project Manager and Chairman John Moffoot. Based in their workshop in Pennyland, the team, who have been operating since 1989, expertly refurbish old t... Read more >

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20 FEB 2017

Employment Figures Continue to Rise

Welcome news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years, down over 900,000 since 2010. In Milton Keynes, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 5,194, a 70% per cen... Read more >

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17 FEB 2017

NO Closures at MKU Hospital

In recent days there have been rumours that some MKU Hospital services are under the threat of closure.  This is totally unfounded and Joe Harrison, CEO of MKU Hospital has issued the following statement. "I can assure you that there have been no decisions made in public or in private about ... Read more >

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14 FEB 2017

Listen Again - Iraq Historic Allegations Team

Listen again to my interview on Radio 4's Today programme to discuss the closure of IHAT - Iraq Historic Allegations Team. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08fsdqt

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06 FEB 2017

Bronze Award for MK Council

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation to those who are serving or have served giving them an assurance that they will be treated fairly and not disadvantaged in their day-to-day lives. I was fortunate to be able to re-sign the MK Council covenant, not only as Minister for Defence... Read more >

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27 JAN 2017

Superman in MK!!

Interesting fact emerging from the MK50 archives - Superman IV: The Quest for Peace was filmed in Milton Keynes. Artist Richard DeDomenici reshot several scenes in 2016. Did you know that?

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27 JAN 2017

Celebrating All Things MK in Parliament

So delighted to be able to share the opportunity with Iain Stewart MP to debate the history, the success and the future of Milton Keynes on its 50th birthday in Westminster Hall. Watch the debate http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/2b44a6d9-535e-437c-9c71-1001b43ce46d?in=16:12:34&out=16... Read more >

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