Frank Field MP
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- Published in The Guardian - 18 April 2019
Simon Jenkins hits the bullseye. HS2 would merely have the effect of turning Birmingham into a London suburb. We need a major investment programme in high-speed rail that runs from Liverpool to Hull, and up to Newcastle. This programme must also link up all of the cities and smaller towns in between so that people can access decent-paying jobs without having to up sticks and move away from home. Both for the sake of justice, as well as on economic grounds, such a programme should take precedence over HS2.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 17 April 2019
Wirral Globe
The DWP has now tripled the number of staff trying to fix the system, from 400 to 1,200, and DWP select Committee chairman Frank Field said the cost is now expected to be close to £1 billion
Article - Published in The Times - 14 April 2019
The Times
A paradox. Elections can be decided by the amount of taxpayers’ money each political party believes should be spent by the state. Yet the total sum of taxpayers’ hard-earned cash going to each of the major government programmes, and particularly the largest — the welfare budget encompassing health, social care, social security, education, and housing — has long been unclear to most of the country. Equally strange is how little attention has been given to what those programmes cost. As Andrew Forsey and I argue in our book Not for Patching, the government should set up a strategic welfare review to examine the outcomes taxpayers ought to expect from those sums.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 14 April 2019
Wirral Globe
A campaign led by Birkenhead's MP for improvements to bus services has gained its first successes for Beechwood and Noctorum residents.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 13 April 2019
Liverpool Echo
During their visit in January, they launched Baby Basics Wirral, a project aimed at helping local families expecting babies, which is being run by the town's Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral charity.
Article - Published in The Independent - 11 April 2019
Government response to universal credit warnings 'skimpy and disappointing', says Frank Field
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 09 April 2019
Wirral Globe
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field has called two further public meetings this weekend to report on progress being made by the campaign to improve the town’s bus services.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 08 April 2019
Liverpool Echo
It follows a request from Frank Field MP's Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral charity, with the new group hoping to "guarantee every child a nutritious meal at lunchtime".
Press Release - 27 March 2019
Food bank
Having delivered similar programmes during each school holiday since 2015, Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral is investing nearly £2,000 in one hundred sessions to ensure as many children as possible can benefit from free or low-cost meals and activities over the next two weeks.
Press Release - 25 March 2019
Commons Chamber
Frank Field MP today proposes a reform programme, relating to employment law and its enforcement, with the objective of ending the rampant injustice that afflicts all too many workers in the gig economy.
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