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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Release - 18 July 2017
The programme – covering Rock Ferry, Tranmere, Prenton, and the North End of Birkenhead – aims to ensure that children who might otherwise go without food and activities during the holidays are able to eat a decent meal each day and take part in games, arts, crafts, and sports.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Financial Times - 23 August 2017
FT
Frank Field, who chairs the House of Commons work and pensions committee, has written to ministers, the Pensions Regulator and the trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme seeking answers to why the fund’s finances had deteriorated so sharply.
Article - Published in Metro - 22 August 2017
Metro Newspaper
Labour’s Frank Field was referring to Sir Philip Green, who owned the high street chain for 15 years before selling it to serial bankrupt Dominic Chappell for £1 in 2015.
Article - Published in The i - 21 August 2017
Indy
Frank Field has called for a review of the operation of benefits, including the new universal credit, to prevent claimants being unintentionally forced into poverty.
Article - Published in Times Educational Supplement - 18 August 2017
Commons Chamber
As students digest their A-level results, they should think twice about whether to study for a degree, argues MP Frank Field
- Published in The Guardian - 11 August 2017
Guardian
Trade union activism has set off a domino effect against bogus self-employment in the gig economy. A swift legislative response to the Taylor review is now required to effect wholesale change that produces strong upward pressure on wages. A crucial test here will be to extend the protection of the national minimum wage to those who are wrongly labelled “self-employed”.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 09 August 2017
Wirral Globe
POLICE squads across Merseyside have stepped up their efforts in recent months to prevent the theft of motorbikes by thugs who then use them to wreak havoc on our streets. Yet in Wirral the problem remains very much alive and kicking – half a dozen incidents have been taken up by my office in the past couple of months alone.
- Published in Financial Times - 02 August 2017
FT
The key is not to keep setting deadlines - i.e. three years for this and three years for something else - but working out an agreement that is best for Britain, whatever the timetable.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


05 July 2017
Might I please thank Birkenhead residents for sponsoring a group of local volunteers who completed...
12 June 2017
I nominated Jeremy Corbyn to ensure he could compete for the Labour leadership in 2015. I did not...

Frank's Tweets

MPs probe university sector’s £12.6bn pensions deficit https://t.co/hyTxY9uBTJ via @FT
If The Pensions Regulator is frightened of landing the whale, I suppose going after the sprat is the next best thing https://t.co/gerLzKczoB

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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