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Last Weekend’s Violent Disturbances in London

As the local constituency MP for central London, I share much of the disgust felt by any right thinking person following the violence and damage to property perpetrated by a small minority of breakaway protestors during the Trade Union Congress (TUC) march on Saturday.

The Budget 2011

Due to the large number of speakers Mark was not able to speak in the Budget Debate and was limited to making interventions. The following text is what Mark had planned to say had he been given the opportunity to respond to this year's Budget.

Budget Resolutions and the Economic Situation

Mark was unable to speak in the Budget Debate due to the large number of speakers but was able to make a number of interventions each of which can be found in the following text.

Student Visas

Mr. Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster) (Con): In recent years I have been on the advisory board of the London School of Commerce.

Members’ Salaries

Mr. Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster) (Con): It is universally accepted by anthropologists that one sign of higher animal intelligence is the ability to learn from experience.

Military Action in Libya

The patiently secured UN and Arab League approval for action is only the first stage of this affair. No-one can be sure where this will all end. However, it is worrying that the Arab League now seems to be at odds with NATO over the military operations.

Our economic mission needs an explicitly stronger moral dimension

As the Budget looms, Labour’s slogan that reductions in public spending go ‘too far, too fast’ has regrettably developed resonance. Not simply because it has been repeated ad nauseam – though the discipline with which it has been should also act as a salutary reminder to the Coalition.

Our economic mission needs an explicitly stronger moral dimension

As the Budget looms, Labour’s slogan that reductions in public spending go ‘too far, too fast’ has regrettably developed resonance. Not simply because it has been repeated ad nauseam – though the discipline with which it has been should also act as a salutary reminder to the Coalition.

Daylight Savings Bill

Daylight Savings Bill The changing of Britain’s clocks to has been much debated following the Daylight Saving Bill passing its Second Reading in the House last December.