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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Featured News


Press Release - 22 January 2018
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers today issues a rallying call to the Government, to look more closely at the problem of malnutrition in the elderly which is set to cost the NHS and social care £15.7 billion a year by 2030.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 16 February 2018
Liverpool Echo
Birkenhead MP Frank Field said: “An idea bringing the largest programme of new housing to Wirral in living memory, announced today, is the brainchild of Andrew Forsey who is the head of my Parliamentary office."
Article - Published in BBC News - 14 February 2018
BBC News
Committee chairman Labour MP Frank Field said the shortcomings were causing "untenable" human and financial cost.
Press Release - 14 February 2018
Food bank
Free meals and activities for children in the North End, Prenton, Tranmere, and Rock Ferry, between Monday 19th and Friday 23rd February 2018
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 February 2018
Guardian
The committee, chaired by the Labour MP Frank Field, said it was “so impressed and moved” by the 4,000-plus individual submissions it received after asking for people’s experiences of the system – a record number for a select committee inquiry – that it decided to publish a separate report highlighting them.
Article - Published in Prospect - 09 February 2018
Prospect
700,000 people working in the gig economy over the past year were paid less than the legal minimum because they are labelled “self-employed” by the companies for whom they work. By labelling their workforce in this way, companies are free to offload to individual workers all of the risks and responsibilities usually taken on by employers.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 08 February 2018
Guardian
“They [ministers] have produced no evidence to back up the key, central economic assumption of the biggest reform to our welfare system in 50 years. William Beveridge [the founder of the welfare state] will be rolling in his grave,” the committee chair Frank Field said.
Press Release - 07 February 2018
Commons Chamber
The Government has today published its response to the Taylor Review of modern employment. That Review was commissioned by the Prime Minister on the back of Frank's report, Wild West Workplace: self-employment and the gig economy, published in September 2016.

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

Carillion directors ignored pleas to plug pensions gap, letters reveal https://t.co/at2Iax0Uwf
Feeding Birkenhead publishes half term timetable of free meals and activities for children https://t.co/uQY44XuUgE

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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