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Press Release - 22 October 2018
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field is battling to safeguard jobs at Cammell Laird by supporting the yard’s bids for two major shipbuilding orders – one from the Ministry of Defence and the other from Merseytravel.
Article - Published in Financial Times - 19 October 2018
The government’s radical overhaul of benefits is pushing the low paid into destitution
Article - Published in Times Educational Supplement - 18 October 2018
Food bank
Saying that each child is sacred is all too easy, but the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Our schools will have to live up to these highest of ideals so that parents realise these aren’t yet more platitudes but an actual programme of work. We’ll be judged on whether we’re meeting our objectives in maximising their children’s talents, whatever they may be.
Press Release - 18 October 2018
Food bank
Find out where children can access free meals and fun activities during October half term
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 18 October 2018
Wirral Globe
A MERSEYSIDE MP is demanding answers from the local clinical commissioning group over plans to transform health services in the borough – which involves shutting walk-in and minor injuries centres.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 16 October 2018
The budget battle lines have been drawn between the Treasury, the Department for Work and Pensions and millions of people on low incomes.
Article - Published in Huffington Post - 15 October 2018
Huff Post
The claim comes after Esther McVey, the work and pensions secretary, admitted last week families will be “worse off” under the new system
Article - Published in Sky News - 10 October 2018
Sky News
Frank Field, chair of the Work and Pensions Select Committee has told Sky News he believes the government was hoping to hide the findings.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 09 October 2018
MP Frank Field, who chairs the Commons Work and Pensions Committee and leads tonight’s debate, will press schools Minister Nick Gibb to urge the Treasury to exempt all school uniform from VAT.
Article - Published in The Daily Telegraph - 08 October 2018
School uniforms should be made VAT-free to bring down their "rip-off" prices and boost social mobility, ministers will be urged this week. Frank Field, the independent MP, said ministers should end the school uniform “rip- off” and lift VAT from 13-14 year olds to 18 year olds for school clothes would help social mobility and poorer families.
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