Local Newspaper Columns

Alan Mak MP's newspaper columns and articles

As our local MP, Alan is active around the entire Havant constituency, and writes a column and articles for the local newspapers and community newsletters listed below. These are designed to provide an insight into Alan's work locally and in Westminster, and keep residents up-to-date on Alan's campaigns, activities and events.

Alan is also a national legislator in Parliament, and writes on a range of national and international issues that Havant and the country as a whole when the opportunity arises. 

Copies of Alan's columns and articles can be accessed by clicking on the relevant tab on the left hand side of this page, under the relevant publication name.

Journalists and others who want to interview Alan or read copies of articles profiling Alan, should visit the press centre seciton of this website by clicking here.   

Local and regional newspapers

  • Portsmouth News (Havant & Waterlooville edition) - Weekly column, published every Wednesday, plus occasional "Off the Fence" op-eds on topical issues  
  • Hayling Islander - Monthly column, published in the first week of every month
  • Postcode Publications - Column in every edition of PO7 & PO8, PO9 & PO10 and PO9 & PO11 (which are all published bi-monthly)


Community Newspapers & Newsletters 


National newspaper & magazine articles

  • Daily Telegraph
  • CityAM



Alan's E-Mail newsletter

Residents and others can keep up-to-date with Alan's work by signing-up for his regular e-mail newsletter. 

Click here to sign up for Alan's e-mail newsletter, or visit this link: http://alanmak.us12.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=20cde9d98fb648e4b48d03344&id=32548e819d

Please encourage your friends, family, neighbours, colleagues and others to sign-up for Alan's newsletter. 

Your e-mail address and other details will not be shared with or sold to any other organisations. 


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