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Mark Field said the more politicians talk about Ukip, the more Ukip have risen in the polls. “Look what’s happened over the past few weeks. The more we’ve talked about immigration, Ukip have risen ever higher in the opinion polls. You ca... Continue to article
Mark Field warned that Theresa May’s plans to crack-down on extremist ideology involved “a lot of uncertainty”. “I am concerned that it’s going to be quite difficult. Let me firstly say I do very much welcome the Home Secretary’s initiat... Continue to article
Mark Field said tomorrow’s vote on military action in Iraq signalled the end of the Government taking decisions on war without consulting Parliament. “The slight concern I have – it’s only a slight one – is that in many ways we’re now in... Continue to article
Mark Field said that the government's recall bill was a "nothing" bill and that the government might as well not put it forward at all. "If we end up with a bill like this we might as well have no bill at all. It’s a nothing bill. The co... Continue to article
Mark Field set out the immediate and long-term consequences of the current violence in Iraq and said that the UK would need to provide asylum to a “substantial numbers of Christians and other minorities”. “Probably we will have to p... Continue to article
The protests outside St Paul's cathedral symbolise a deeper unrest within Britain's society, Mark Field has said. Writing exclusively for PoliticsHome, the Conservative MP for the City of London says that the protests are a culmination of "massive rifts" created over the past decades "between young and old, debtors and savers, East and West". Homelessness charities have warned that the protest camp is becoming a magnet for homeless people who are abandoning shelter, medication and food for a "temporary sense of community".
David Cameron and Nick Clegg have written to cabinet ministers to "remind" them that tackling the deficit is the most urgent issue facing the country and that the government's "central purpose" is to redistribute power to communities and individuals.
David Cameron has reassured Tory 1922 Committee backbenchers he is delivering on Conservative policies and they should be "proud" of their contribution to the Coalition, Tory sources have told PoliticsHome. Disgruntled Tory MPs had voiced anger at being "subsumed" by the Coalition.
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