Mark Prisk was elected in June 2001, as the M.P. for Hertford & Stortford. "Before becoming an MP Mark worked in the property & economic development markets, and was a director of a large practice. In 1991 he formed his own strategic marketing and communication consultancy, serving professional firms in both the UK and overseas.
"Defence and foreign affairs are of particular interest to Mark Prisk, who is Secretary of the Conservative Party Defence and International Affairs Policy Group. Mark has been at the forefront of campaigns supporting NATO, and against the anti-nuclear movement, first as vice chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students and then as the founding chairman of the cross-party Youth for Peace through NATO." 
- Vice-President, First Defence
Resources and articles
- First Defence About, organizational web page, accessed May 26, 2013.