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Alison McGovern said that politics was not stagnant and was changing all the time. “Fifty or sixty years ago, someone like me would never have had a chance at being elected," the Labour MP said during a panel debate on Radio 5's Pienaar'... Continue to article
Mark Field said the Government was right to be looking at updating current counter-terrorism laws. "I think they're right to look to at our law to keep pace with what is very fast moving technology. There is a big issue in relation to en... Continue to article
Mark Field argued that the British security services' powers did not go unchecked. "There is a common misconception…that our security services and intelligence agencies have some free reign to burgle, bug or undertake surveillance at wil... Continue to article
Mark Field said it was "madness" on the part of the Labour party to have a public debate about their leader. "What's happening for Ed Miliband at the moment is a sense from his parliamentary troops that a breakthrough is just within thei... Continue to article
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
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.
18/01/2015 on Pienaar's Politics, BBC Radio 5 Live
13/01/2015 on Daily Politics, BBC Two
12/01/2015 on The World At One, BBC Radio 4
09/11/2014 on Westminster Hour, BBC Radio 4
29/10/2014 on BBC Newsnight
30/09/2014 on The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4
25/09/2014 on PM, BBC Radio 4
15/09/2014 on Daily Politics, BBC Two
13/08/2014 on PM, BBC Radio 4
Summaries and transcripts from TV and radio
23/01/2015 on BBC News
23/01/2015 on BBC News
23/01/2015 on The World at One, BBC Radio 4