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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Food bank

Featured News


Press Release - 14 February 2017
- Four projects running a total of 24 half term meal and fun sessions in North Birkenhead, Prenton, Rock Ferry, and Tranmere - Ten schools to receive fresh breakfast supplies in the new term, thanks to donations from Birkenhead residents

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in BBC News - 27 February 2017
BBC News
More than 12,000 operational ration packs (ORPs) were thrown away between April and December - more than in the previous 12 months. Frank Field wants these surplus packs to feed the UK's homeless population.
Article - Published in City AM - 27 February 2017
Commons Chamber
The plans emerged as part of the government's response to a report from the Work and Pensions Select Committee, which calls on ministers to provide more support to ex-offenders.
Article - Published in Sunday Express - 26 February 2017
Daily Express
In creating a new Social Highway Code and then putting it into practice our society might just manage to U-turn away from its present path toward the crudeness and barbarism that marked much of Britain’s early history.
Article - Published in Sky News - 23 February 2017
Sky News
An inquiry is under way into the numbers of British children going hungry in holidays when they cannot access free school meals
Article - Published in The Spectator - 23 February 2017
Spectator
Life in Britain has become much cruder, meaner and more spiteful practically everywhere. It can be seen in people’s behaviour on the street; in those abominable neighbours from hell; in companies piling up the profits with no care whatsoever for the degree to which they are sweating their workers on terms that, until quite recently, would have been unimaginable.
Press Release - 21 February 2017
Food bank
The Group will gather oral and written evidence over the next six weeks to try and gain a deeper understanding of the scale of the problem, its impact on children’s mental, physical, and academic development, as well as proposals for responding most effectively to it.
Article - Published in The Independent - 19 February 2017
Indy
A trial of a ‘yellow card’ early warning system helped hundreds avoid a loss of benefits – but the Government has not agreed to extending it across the country

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


31 January 2017
People working on the front line of Merseyside’s health and social care services have had...
04 January 2017
Might I please kick-off 2017 with a New Year’s resolution not only for Birkenhead, but for...

Frank's Tweets

Ministers probe NI reductions for firms hiring ex-offenders https://t.co/biWsT0S3p4 via @CityAM
New ethics of Britain's multifaith key to help the young build a future, says Frank Field https://t.co/5IHVjDKaYg
BBC News - Give excess Army rations to homeless, says Frank Field MP https://t.co/1o9WqzZVfa

Frank's Campaigns


SHC
Re-establishing a social contract from the ethics of the major world religions
FYT
Preventing poor children becoming poor adults
tcat
Supporting cathedrals to establish cathedral schools in their cities
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
JSC
In 2014, Frank was selected to chair the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the Government's Draft Modern Slavery Bill
MSER
In 2013, then-Home Secretary, Theresa May, asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
APPG
Investigating the root causes behind hunger 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
FYIR
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

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