Mark Sands is City A.M's political reporter.
Prime Minister David Cameron has come under fire from Leave campaigners after he reportedly wrote to business leaders to discuss a Remain campaign strategy even before sealing a renegotiated deal with the EU. According to the Daily Mail, Cameron wrote to Serco boss Rupert Soames just under two weeks before his renegotiation was complete. In a [...]
Small business minister Anna Soubry has come under fire from two influential think tanks after she suggested that the UK's steel sector should not be treated as a "totally" free market. Writing in the Sunday Times Magazine, Soubry recalled her early discussions with Prime Minister David Cameron: “Like him I believe the blast furnaces at [...]
The Government is under increasing pressure to include a new Pensions Bill as part of the Queen's Speech later this week. Work and Pensions Committee chair Frank Field wrote to chancellor George Osborne in early May to press the case for better regulation of the market, and in particular, the master trusts which provide multiple [...]
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