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Press Release - 05 September 2017
Frank Field MP presents to the House of Commons a bill, with the backing of 125 MPs from across the House, to ensure that this summer holiday is the last one in which children go hungry.

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 21 September 2017
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A dangerous gamble has been taken with poorer children’s life chances, according to Frank Field MP, following the first reduction since 2011 in the number of NHS Health Visitors in the North West of England.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 15 September 2017
Guardian
Frank Field, Labour MP and chair of the Commons work and pensions select committee, said he had written to Mike Ashley, the billionaire Sports Direct founder, to demand answers following concerns raised by a whistleblower at delivery company Hermes.
Article - Published in FT Adviser - 15 September 2017
FT
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is being questioned about members losing their benefits under the new British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) by Labour MP Frank Field.
Article - Published in The i - 15 September 2017
Indy
Frank Field released new research which shows families with two earners could be more than £50 a week worse off under UC than on tax credits.
Press Release - 11 September 2017
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Frank Field MP today estimates that the cost to thousands of Britain’s poorest families of the Government’s refusal to accept the High Court’s recent ruling on the Benefit Cap will surpass £50 million.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 11 September 2017
Mirror
Labour MP Frank Field said they "should never have been covered by the cap".
Article - Published in Sunday Mirror - 10 September 2017
Mirror
Labour MP Frank Field believes operators are subsiding free machines in affluent areas with profits from poor neighbourhoods.

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

Field seeks assurances on protecting British Steel members https://t.co/eQHbbdVmLz via @profpensions
Both the number of NHS Health Visitors, and the number of trainees, fell in England last year. Very worrying: https://t.co/o4xAE55cQG

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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