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Healthcare in London

Mark made the following contribution to a Westminster Hall debate on healthcare in London tabled by Westminster North MP, Karen Buck.

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Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster, Conservative)

Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Mark made the following contributions to a Westminster Hall debate on homelessness tabled by Shabana Mahmood MP. 

Persecution of Christians in the Middle East

Mark made the following interventions in a debate on Christians in the Middle East tabled by the DUP. You can read the text of the whole debate here.

Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster, Conservative)

Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

Gaming machines have hit headlines recently after fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) were dubbed the crack cocaine of the high street because of their addictive qualities.

Britain must lead calls for simpler, more certain tax regimes

Mark wrote the following article for this morning’s Daily Telegraph. To read it on their website, click the link here.

One would be easily forgiven for believing that in recent years, tax competition has acquired pariah status in the global economy.

Back to square one? A victory for banking, politics or common sense?

Perhaps it is a little premature to suggest that privatisation fever is back to 1980s’ levels. But the unexpectedly enthusiastic reception to the Royal Mail share offer will have given the Treasury some timely good heart as it ponders what to do with the public stakes in Lloyds and RBS.

Why we need a common platform for banking

Open, vibrant competition has always been the ultimate safeguard of consumer interests. But it is an ingredient that has proved stubbornly elusive in the UK’s retail banking sector.

Persecution of Christians in the Middle East

This morning Mark attended a Westminster Hall debate about the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Since the debate was so well attended, he was only able to make a short contribution. Pasted below is the text of the full speech that he wished to make.