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Mark Jenkinson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Mark Jenkinson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill: Second Reading – Mark Jenkinson.
As my right hon. Friend has just mentioned, the European Union’s attempts to trigger article 16 earlier this year caused political reverberations that are still being felt in Northern Ireland. With communities across Northern Ireland now divided in their support for the protocol, does my right hon. Friend agree that it is no longer sustainable as it currently stands, and that an internal...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to publish the updated Tobacco Control Plan before the publication of the Office for National Statistics data in 2021 on smoking prevalence.
Conservative MP for Workington
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 26 Jul 2021.
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