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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Release - 05 September 2017
Frank Field MP presents to the House of Commons a bill, with the backing of 130 MPs from across the House, to ensure that this summer holiday is the last one in which children go hungry.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 07 December 2017
Mirror
The 13 MPs who signed the letter, all from Labour, were led by Birkenhead MP Frank Field
Article - Published in The Times - 06 December 2017
The Times
Frank Field, the work and pensions select committee chairman, said that the civil servants were “unhappy” about universal credit, the scheme combining six means-tested benefits into a single payment, which has been beset by criticism that it pushes claimants into debt and arrears.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 05 December 2017
Mirror
Frank Field shared the harrowing story of a local family whose young son was so hungry he chose a lunch pack over toys
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 29 November 2017
Mirror
MP Frank Field, who leads the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, has written to the Prime Minister as he warned there'll be further 'guerilla war'
Article - Published in Guardian - 27 November 2017
Guardian
Frank Field, the chair of the work and pensions committee, said it would be usual to receive about 100 responses, but the inquiry had been deluged by people sharing stories about being denied disability benefits or battles to keep their entitlements.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 23 November 2017
Guardian
Frank Field, the Labour MP who chairs the Commons' work and pensions committee, and who has led a series of campaigns highlighting tax avoidance, said: "The budget offers the beginnings of a fightback against some of the most egregious and morally bankrupt methods of tax avoidance exposed by our campaign. But taxpayers will expect a whole series of additional steps to follow, if this mega injustice is to be countered for good."
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 21 November 2017
Mirror
The all-in-one benefit leaves parents "unable to feed their babies" after glitches meant £3.10-a-week vouchers were withdrawn for weeks

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


18 October 2017
Birkenhead once again led the country’s efforts to prevent children being hungry during the...
05 July 2017
Might I please thank Birkenhead residents for sponsoring a group of local volunteers who completed...

Frank's Tweets

Another great move to protect workers: https://t.co/gYwXuUMWvO picks up on my findings earlier this year: https://t.co/VQmtPZGrd2
Labour faces wipeout in large numbers of seats which voted determinedly to leave the EU, if last night's voting tre… https://t.co/kLFPoHmxQq

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 Logo
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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