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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Food bank

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Press Release - 08 December 2014
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers, co-chaired by Frank Field MP, report today on an action plan to abolish hunger in the United Kingdom.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Standpoint Magazine - 18 December 2014
St George
The Scottish referendum result in September has well and truly pushed Humpty Dumpty off the constitutional wall, where he has been precariously perched since the Scotland Act of 1998. And, as in that nursery rhyme, there is no prospect of putting Humpty Dumpty back together again in any recognisable form. So where next with the various pieces that lie strewn across the political battleground?
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 15 December 2014
Liverpool Echo
One in five households in Merseyside uses a pre-payment meter which costs 10% more
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 15 December 2014
Bernard Bryning Wirral Mencap
Birkenhead MP Frank Field visited Wirral Mencap on Friday to present Bernard Bryning with an award for long service.
- Published in The Guardian - 11 December 2014
Guardian
Our proposals seek to reduce as soon as possible the number of people having to rely on food banks. Hence our proposals to boost wages at the bottom, to improve the delivery of benefits, and to keep more money in poorer families’ pockets by tackling the rip-off charges they currently face on household essentials.
- Published in The Times - 11 December 2014
The Times
The most effective move the government can take to eliminate hunger is to improve the delivery of benefits to people in times of need.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 08 December 2014
Mirror
Labour MP Frank Field, who led the inquiry, said: “There’s clear evidence that something disturbing is happening. People are near the abyss and the smallest event can tip them over that abyss.”
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 08 December 2014
Wirral Globe
A new strategy aiming to abolish hunger across the nation is to be piloted in Wirral. The radical scheme is the result of a far-reaching inquiry led by Birkenhead MP Frank Field.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


17 December 2014
The work of Feeding Britain is about to begin here in Birkenhead. I’ve called a meeting...
10 December 2014
On Monday I published an action plan with a cross-party group of MPs and Peers to abolish hunger in

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

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