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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Food bank

Featured News


Press Release - 01 June 2015
Frank has brokered an agreement between Wirral Foodbank and nPower which could help stave off prolonged periods of severe hardship for the town’s poorest residents.

Latest from Frank

- 03 July 2015
The Times
There should be no immediate reductions in tax credits to existing claimants but the aim should be to achieve a policy on the Living Wage which, by the end of the Parliament, had delivered real increases in wages for the lowest paid, which would reduce significantly the claim on wage subsidies.
Press Release - 02 July 2015
Commons Chamber
Frank today tabled a House of Commons Motion calling on energy companies to implement a ‘New Deal’ for mainly poor households who pay for their gas and electricity using a prepayment meter.
Press Release - 01 July 2015
Commons Chamber
Frank has found that Merseyside councils last year paid out £4.6 million to try and paper over the cracks of the human disaster created by the Bedroom Tax.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 01 July 2015
Wirral Globe
BIRKENHEAD'S MP has disclosed shock figures showing the sky-high cost of covering bedroom tax arrears in Merseyside.
Article - Published in 24 Dash - 01 July 2015
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Merseyside councils last year paid out £4.6 million in discretionary housing payments (DHPs) to help households affected by the bedroom tax, according to research by Labour MP Frank Field.
Article - Published in BBC News - 01 July 2015
BBC News
Labour MP Frank Field, who chairs the commons work and pensions select committee, said it was a "welcome start"
Press Release - 01 July 2015
Commons Chamber
‘This is a really welcome start. But we mustn’t flit around with general aspirations about educational attainment when we know life chances are determined before children enter school. So the measure therefore must look at whether we are equalising life opportunities for the poorest children before they reach school, and that definition will then drive policy to achieve those objectives.’

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


24 June 2015
The Government has forced upon Wirral Council a host of draconian cuts. I share the view of Phil...
17 June 2015
There were last year more than 5,000 reports of anti-social behaviour in Birkenhead. I suspect...

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
MSER
The Home Secretary has asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
APPG
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
HTF
Combatting human trafficking in the UK and around the world
Foundation Years Action Group
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

Your Opinion

Should a higher proportion of the Education budget be spent on Foundation Years education?


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