Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 05 September 2017
Frank Field MP presents to the House of Commons a bill, with the backing of 126 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 BBC News - 20 November 2017
BBC News
Frank Field, the Labour chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee, said the draft bill would "end the mass exploitation of ordinary, hard-working people in the gig economy".
Article - Published in The Times - 20 November 2017
The Times
Our proposals are backed by two cross-party committees which highlights significant support in the Commons for this part of the prime minister’s agenda. It is time for the government to grant the parliamentary time to take these changes forward.
Article - Published in Sunday Express - 19 November 2017
Daily Express
Frank Field MP has been backed by the Queen in his campaign to preserve the Commonwealth’s rainforests. He tells how important Her Majesty’s support has been.
Article - Published in BBC News - 17 November 2017
BBC News
Frank Field, chairman of the Commons work and pensions select committee, said the problem was on a scale of "historic proportions".
Article - Published in The Independent - 16 November 2017
Indy
An angry Frank Field, the Labour chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee, immediately demanded that ministers explain, on Monday, how they intend to abide by the will of the Commons.
Article - Published in Sunday Telegraph - 12 November 2017
Telegraph
The motion is intended to lay down a formal marker that the Commons insists on changes to the roll-out. MPs, including some declaring support for the overall Universal Credit scheme, have warned that the delay is pushing poor tenants into rent arrears and turning many to food banks. It was put forward by Frank Field, the Labour chairman of the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, in order to draw support from the Conservative MPs campaigning for a reduction to the six-week wait.
Article - Published in The Times Red Box - 12 November 2017
The Times
The government has so far avoided taking instructions from the Commons on the urgent need to reform universal credit. After Thursday, there will be nowhere for the government to run.

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

WATCH: Fears some people in North West will face Christmas without food or heating https://t.co/rJv2BSNaM9

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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