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Mark Harper

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Gender Male
Age 53
Date of birth February 26,1970
Zodiac sign Pisces
Born Swindon
United Kingdom
Spouse Margaret Harper
Office Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Party Conservative Party
Official site parliament.uk
Previous positionParliamentary Secretary to the Treasury of the United Kingdom (2015–2016)
Prime minist David Cameron
Position Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom since 2005
Education Brasenose College
University of Oxford
NationalityBritish
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Mark James Harper is a British politician who has served as Secretary of State for Transport since 2022. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been Member of Parliament for Forest of Dean since 2005. Harper was born in Swindon and studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford.

Greeks broke promise not to raise Parthenon Sculptures, No 10 says

Greeks broke promise not to raise Parthenon Sculptures, No 10 says
Nov 28,2023 3:01 am

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper told BBC Breakfast on Tuesday that it was a " matter of regret" that no meeting would take place between the two countries after Mr Mitsotakis declined a secondary offer to meet Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden instead...

Rishi Sunak sets out how pothole funding from HS2 savings to be used

Rishi Sunak sets out how pothole funding from HS2 savings to be used
Nov 17,2023 12:51 am

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper said it was up to local authorities how to spend their allocation, but part of the reason for the " significant increase" was so they could " improve the quality of road surfaces in the future" rather than just focusing on fixing existing potholes...

Channel deaths: Government orders inquiry into mass drowning

Channel deaths: Government orders inquiry into mass drowning
Nov 8,2023 7:41 pm

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper said an inquiry would look at the circumstances of the deaths to give victims families the clarity they deserved...

Thousands join pro-Palestinian protests across UK

Thousands join pro-Palestinian protests across UK
Nov 4,2023 11:41 am

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper said he had given an order to allow police to stop the protest...

Plans to close rail ticket offices in England scrapped

Plans to close rail ticket offices in England scrapped
Oct 31,2023 7:01 am

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper said the proposals did not meet " the high thresholds" set by the government...

HS2: England's buses get £150m boost from cancelled leg

HS2: England's buses get £150m boost from cancelled leg
Oct 23,2023 10:41 am

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper told the funds for transport projects would " benefit people more quickly" than the second phase of HS2...

HS2: Labour criticises 'back of fag packet' transport plan

HS2: Labour criticises 'back of fag packet' transport plan
Oct 16,2023 8:01 pm

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper told the Commons Network North " creates more winners in more places" than HS2 and " prioritises people s every day journeys"...

HS2: Are the transport links replacing high-speed rail new?

HS2: Are the transport links replacing high-speed rail new?
Oct 7,2023 9:10 pm

... Transport Secretary Mark Harper has said only that " hundreds of millions" of the £36bn will be available in the next few years...

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