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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Featured News


Press Release - 05 September 2017
Frank Field MP presents to the House of Commons a bill, with the backing of 131 MPs from across the House, to ensure that this summer holiday is the last one in which children go hungry.

Latest from Frank

- Published in Financial Times - 10 January 2018
FT
Supported by a cross-party group of MPs, Sir Oliver Letwin and I are attempting to build a lifeboat for the British government. A motion we tabled before Christmas recommended that the immediate financial challenge should be met by raising additional hypothecated funds; and the long-term challenge should be met by reforming both the national insurance contributory base and local precepts along progressive lines to fund a National Health and Social Care Service.
Article - Published in The Times - 08 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field said that he would add it to a wider investigation by the parliamentary committee into companies that leave big holes in their pension pots before having to be rescued.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 21 December 2017
Wirral Globe
In October after a Globe petition backed by almost 10,000 readers, and delivered by Frank Field MP, David Allison agreed to review charging staff members £10 to park at Arrowe Park Hospital.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 18 December 2017
Guardian
Frank Field, whose story of a hungry constituent moved Heidi Allen to tears, says he is seeing destitution, not poverty
Press Release - 15 December 2017
Commons Chamber
'The Church made a major error on George Bell. The same authorities have now publicly said they did. There should therefore be quiet satisfaction and pride that a body so important can publicly correct itself. If only this could be replicated more, we’d be a happier nation.'
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.

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

Theresa May urged to back school holidays bill to prevent child hunger https://t.co/fSAtthXCUg
Steelworkers' pensions subjected to 'feeding frenzy' by advisers https://t.co/sFfCInRja7

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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