Mark made the following contributions to a debate on the Bank of England & Financial Services Bill. A new clause had been put forward relating to chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority and his or her duty to appear before the Treasury Committee of the House of Commons.
Few in the Westminster village need much persuading that the forthcoming EU referendum will be ground-breaking. One of its instantly unusual aspects is the framing of the question; it is not a ‘Yes/No’ or even ‘In/Out’ choice that voters will face on the ballot paper, but a ‘Remain’ or ‘Leave’.
Mark attended the third Conservative & Reformists Summit in Antalya, Turkey, which brought together centre-right figures from the Muslim world to bolster moderate conservatism in North Africa and the Middle East and oppose religious extremism.