Immigration cap hurting UK business?December 10, 2012
Business leaders reckon a government bid to restrict immigration means they will struggle to get staff in some specialist roles.
A policy to bring net inward migration below 100,000 by 2015 appears to conflict with the demands of growing hi-tech businesses which often rely on skilled foreign workers from outside the EU.
David Thompson interviews Mark Field MP about his concern over the effectiveness of the immigration cap.
MPs urge action over human trafficking tradeSeptember 24, 2012
An MP has claimed that children are being bought and sold in the UK for £15,000, during a debate in Westminster Hall on human trafficking on 18 May 2011.
DUP MP David Simpson said it was not enough for the government to produce “strategies”, saying it was “time for action”.
The debate was led by the Conservative MP for the Cities of London and Westminster Mark Field who said that various agencies and services needed to improve their working relationships.
Bob Diamond resignation: Mark Field and Chris Leslie
Further “high profile resignations” were predicted by Mark Field MP, who represents the City, adding it was “quite clear the Libor inquiry has a lot further to go”.
St Andrews Youth ClubMarch 5, 2010
Mark is President of the St Andrew’s Club, the oldest youth club in the world which operates out of a centre in Old Pye Street. In this video, Mark, Cllr Duncan Sandys (Lord Mayor of Westminster) and club manager, Paul Whittle, explain why the club is such a valuable local resource.
Mark Makes His Maiden SpeechDecember 16, 2009
Mark makes his very first speech in the House of Commons on 27 June 2001. Behind him sits David Cameron at a time when he was a newly-elected backbench MP.