Mark Simmonds

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Name: Mark Simmonds
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Conservative Party to hold ‘open primary’ to find Boston and Skegness election candidate

The Conservative Party will be holding an "open primary' contest to select its General Election candidate for Boston and Skegness.This will mean anyone living in the constituency will have the chance to vote on who the party selects to replace Mark Simmonds ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

10 per cent growth in one go is laughable

In a weekend dominated by the Yes clan taking the poll lead in Scotland, a story slipped out that on another weekend might have caused an outraged frothing of the mass media mouth.Next year, British MPs' pay looks set to increase from £67,000 p/a to £74,000 ... [Published Times of Oman - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Government 'changing the story' on rendition flight records

LEGAL action charity Reprieve accused the government of changing its story yet again yesterday over the fate of potentially compromising flight records relating to Britain’s role in the United States’ rendition programme.Reprieve is seeking access to ... [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Skegness MP invited to talk traveller trouble

Comments (0)A town's MP is being invited to a special meeting to discuss the issue of travellers illegally occupying car parks in Skegness.The meeting is being arranged by Skegness Town Council, which is inviting MP Mark Simmonds as well as representatives ... [Published East Lindsey Target - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Conservative Party branch to seek new candidate for Boston and Skegness

Applications to be the new Conservative candidate for Boston and Skegness open on Monday.Last week we reported that the local party branch had opened applications, but a spokesman has confirmed that this has not yet taken place.The constituency association ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

MPs' pay rise 2014: Head of expenses watchdog says 'miserly' £67,000 salary should be increased

A controversial 10 per cent pay rise for MPs is likely to go ahead next year after the head of Parliament’s expenses watchdog claimed their "miserly" £67,000 wage is not enough. Marcial Boo, chief executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority ... [Published The Independent - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tories search for new Boston and Skegness election candidate

The Conservative Party has started the search to find a replacement candidate for outgoing MP Mark Simmonds.Mr Simmonds had already been selected by the party to defend his seat, which he won with a 12,426 majority in 2010.But Mr Simmonds announced he ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Neil Hamilton applies to be Boston and Skegness UKIP parliamentary candidate

Neil Hamilton has announced that he wants to contest the Boston and Skegness seat at next year's general election for UKIP.Rumours had surrounded Mr Hamilton's intention to stand in the constituency and some bookmakers were offering odds of 5/1.He has ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Simmonds quits Foreign Office role

Foreign Office minister and Boston and Skegness MP Mark Simmonds has resigned from the Government and will stand down as an MP at the next general election.The Africa minister's departure is a fresh blow to the Foreign Office following the resignation ... [Published Bourne Local - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Britain pressures Zim to pay $25m to ex-civil servants

Harare BureauIn an apparent bid to milk a financially-distressed Zimbabwean economy, British authorities are pressuring Government to make annual pension pay-outs of at least $25 million to its citizens who served as civil servants under Ian Smith’s colonial ... [Published Sunday News Zimbabwe - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nonsense claim

My heart was bleeding for poor Mark Simmonds, the UK Foreign Office minister who quit his job because he can't live on his pay of £120,000 a year.Exactly what planet does this man live on?There are people raising families on a tenth of what he earns.Simmonds ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

We can't live on poverty pay!

Tory MP claims he can't live on 300kLow pay - no way! photo Elaine Brunskill   (Click to enlarge)Claire Job, Swansea Socialist PartyTory MP Mark Simmonds recently announced he was leaving parliament. He claims that his MP's wage and expenses don't give ... [Published Socialist Party - Aug 20 2014]
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Conservative Party to hold ‘open primary’ to fi... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
10 per cent growth in one go is laughable [Published Times of Oman - Sep 15 2014]
Government 'changing the story' on rendition fl... [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 13 2014]
UK Government Changes Story Again on Destructio... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 12 2014]
Skegness MP invited to talk traveller trouble [Published East Lindsey Target - Sep 11 2014]
Conservative Party branch to seek new candidate... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
COMING SOON: Boston's OFFICIAL 2015 calendar [Published Boston Borough Council - Sep 08 2014]
Yes, let’s pay our MPs more - but not 10 per ce... [Published The Independent - Sep 07 2014]
MPs' pay rise 2014: Head of expenses watchdog s... [Published The Independent - Sep 07 2014]
The man determined to give MPs a pay rise (what... [Published Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
UK records undermine Government’s claims over d... [Published RINF.com - Sep 04 2014]
Superficial politics [Published Lydney Today - Sep 03 2014]
Tories search for new Boston and Skegness elect... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
Roy Bainton guest column: MP’s need to get in t... [Published Mansfield Chad - Sep 01 2014]
LETTER: MP can step down if he wants to [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 31 2014]
Neil Hamilton to contest Boston and Skegness se... [Published itv.com - Aug 30 2014]
Cameron must go on offensive to tackle Carswell... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 29 2014]
Neil Hamilton applies to be Boston and Skegness... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Neil Hamilton applies to be Boston and Skegness... [Published East Lindsey Target - Aug 29 2014]
Hamilton eyes Boston UKIP selection [Published BBC - Aug 28 2014]
Simmonds quits Foreign Office role [Published Bourne Local - Aug 28 2014]
Disgraced Ex-Tory MP Neil Hamilton Hopes To Bec... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 28 2014]
Co-operating to bring local woods back into pro... [Published Co-operative News - Aug 27 2014]
Karen Gillan wants to lick Daniel Craig's face [Published Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
Foreign Office's £92,000 spend on social media ... [Published The Independent - Aug 26 2014]
Ukip to target Tory ministers' seats [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
New OT Minister takes over [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Aug 26 2014]
Foreign Office spends £92,000 on Twitter classes [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
OBSERVER: You have to ask: following our MP’s d... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
Britain pressures Zim to pay $25m to ex-civil s... [Published Sunday News Zimbabwe - Aug 24 2014]
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ConHome Diary: Shazbot & Why Mark Simmonds is a... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Aug 15 2014]
Every summer it’s the same. David Cameron disappears on holiday and Nick Clegg then does the same. Do their diary secretaries not talk to each other? The clue is in Clegg’s job title of Deputy Prime Minister. When the PM is away he should deputise. But ...
Spending time with the family [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Aug 13 2014]
Last week, Max Schireson announced his decision to step down from his post as chief executive of MongoDB, an open source database developer. The reason? To spend more time with his family. It was no euphemism. He really meant it. In Britain, on Monday, ...
Can a minister afford to rent in London? [Published FT.com - Westminster Blog - Aug 12 2014]
Mark Simmonds, the Foreign Office minister, is resigning because he says the new Westminster expenses regime precludes him from renting a residence in central London of appropriate quality. He has been excoriated on social media for being out of touch. ...
The Cardiff jihadist who wants to die a 'martyr... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 12 2014]
The Cardiff jihadist who wants to die a 'martyr': Student fighting for Islamic State warns of 'fireworks' when US returns sparking fears of suicide missions http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2722384/Reyaad-Khan-The-Cardiff-jihadist-wants-die-martyr.html ...
If Mark Simmonds struggles in London on £90K, h... [Published News » Politics - Aug 12 2014]
It is tough at the top, clearly. How else to explain the decision of Mark Simmonds, until Monday a foreign office minister, to resign. His complaint was not, as with Baroness Warsi, over government policy. Rather, he genuinely wants to see his family ...
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