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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Article - 02 October 2015
George Osborne has blown his cover for the 2020 election campaign that, like the last one, was to be built around the Tories being the party of the strivers as opposed to Labour as the party of welfare. In a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Frank Field MP shows that next April’s lowering of the earnings threshold and raising of the taper rate represent the biggest ever single cut to tax credits.

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 07 October 2015
Commons Chamber
Frank has written to the Prime Minister asking whether he might meet with MPs from both sides of the House who have expressed concerns for the plight of ‘strivers in their own constituencies’, and who wish to propose a mitigation policy to protect the lowest paid workers and their children.
Press Release - Published in The Sun - 06 October 2015
Rip-Off Britain
Frank Field told the Sun: “We need answers from the Prime Minister. All he’s managed to do so far is muddy the waters. I’ve asked to meet him with a cross-party group of MPs.”
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 06 October 2015
Liverpool Echo
Birkenhead MP Frank Field, who has led calls for a renewed night bus service, wrote to Councillor Liam Robinson, the chair of Merseytravel, asking him to try and set up a replacement service.
Article - Published in The Sun - 06 October 2015
Rip-Off Britain
Labour’s working class champion Frank Field demanded the Government review the way they were implementing the cuts.
Article - Published in The Sun - 05 October 2015
Rip-Off Britain
Asked by Andrew Marr if he would meet Labour working class champion Frank Field over his proposed reforms, the Prime Minister said: “No, we think the changes we put forward are right.”
Press Release - 05 October 2015
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field hails today what could be a major step towards reinstating a cross-river bus service for Birkenhead residents working weekend night shifts in Liverpool.
Article - Published in The Observer - 04 October 2015
Labour can get on to the front foot by backing a new northern rail link and by making itself the party of the strivers

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

30 September 2015
As I write this column almost £900,000 has been raised for Macmillan Cancer Support from this
23 September 2015
Rock Ferry’s Councillors and I met with the head of Magenta Living on Saturday.   We...

Frank's Campaigns

Rip-Off Britain
Frank is campaigning against a series of rip-off charges facing ordinary people, and which add to the poverty premium faced by poorer households
The Home Secretary has asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
Investigating the root causes behind hunger, food poverty and demand for food banks
Cool Earth
Protecting rainforests to help combat climate change
Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chanc
Seeking sustainable solutions to child and family poverty
Cash Machine Charges
Campaign for More Free Cash Machines in Deprived Areas
Combatting human trafficking in the UK and around the world
Promoting the vital importance of the foundation years
Balanced Migration
Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration
King James Bible Trust
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of 'The Book That Changed The World'
Poverty and Life Changes
In 2010 Frank chaired the Review, reporting to the Prime Minister
The Pensions Reform Group
Ending pensioner poverty

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