Mark Prisk MP, Minster of State for Business and Enterprise
From; UK Manufacturing Summit, 7 March 2012, London
07 March 2012 Manufacturing channel
The Manufacturing Summit shapes the debate between industry and government.
2012 sees the Manufacturing Summit tackle the important issues surrounding an industry that government is calling on to rescue the economy through wealth creation and export thus Making UK Manufacturing Internationally Competitive.
Prisk was appointed as Minister for Business and Enterprise in the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills in May 2010.
Elected as the Member of Parliament for Hertford and Stortford in 2001, his interests include small business and enterprise, urban planning and regeneration, as well as defence and foreign affairs. He served on the Conservative front bench from 2002, covering Treasury and Business portfolios.
Born in Cornwall and educated at Truro School and Reading University, Prisk is a Chartered Surveyor. He worked in the property and economic development markets, and ran his own business for ten years before entering politics.