Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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- Published in The Times - 02 February 2017
The Times
In response to my recent request for data, the Office for National Statistics has found that last year, when graduates’ median hourly pay fell, median hourly pay among workers who had completed an apprenticeship increased by 3.7 per cent. Moreover, the proportion of people in work with only an undergraduate degree earning a lower gross hourly wage than those who had completed an apprenticeship increased by six percentage points in 2016, from 26 per cent to 32 per cent.
Press Release - 01 February 2017
Commons Chamber
'I voted against the amendment which would have wrecked the implementation of the referendum decision to leave the EU. I then voted for the bill that will begin the withdrawal negotiations. I did so because I believe on balance that leaving the EU is the best course for the country.'
Article - Published in The Guardian - 31 January 2017
Guardian
Labour MP wants government to set up national standards to cover self-employed at companies such as Uber and Hermes
Article - Published in The Guardian - 26 January 2017
Guardian
Hermes, the courier company that delivers parcels for John Lewis and Next, is facing a legal claim from workers who believe they are wrongly classed as self-employed, according to the Labour MP Frank Field.
Article - Published in Huffington Post UK - 17 January 2017
Huff Post
The final chapter in the devastating tale of HMRC’s contract with Concentrix has now been published. It makes for grim reading for HMRC, Concentrix, and families in receipt of tax credits.
Press Release - 16 January 2017
Food bank
- Liverpool City Region bucks national trend as new project helps pregnant women in Halton and Knowsley set 4-week quit date - Commission now aims to extend project across the Region
Press Release - 11 January 2017
Commons Chamber
Frank has this week been contacted by an A&E nurse who describes herself as ‘broken’. The nurse has reported to Frank that up to five ambulances at a time are queuing each night to offload their patients, as the A&E unit is full to capacity. In addition, nurses are themselves sustaining injuries due to the shortage of staff available to move beds and heavy equipment.
Article - Published in The i - 26 December 2016
Indy
The depiction in the terrific and touching film, I, Daniel Blake, of a sometimes heavy-handed and rigid benefits system that plunges people (including the innocent and vulnerable) into hardship, rings true for many of my constituents and will need to be successfully navigated in 2017.
Press Release - 21 December 2016
Food bank
- Anti-poverty commission proposes major changes to the Bedroom Tax - Commission also launches legal appeal for families seeking exemption from the Bedroom Tax - New evidence shows that a large majority of families with children have cut back on food, gas, and electricity to pay the Bedroom Tax – parents are going hungry to feed their children
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 21 December 2016
Liverpool Echo
Anti-poverty group calls for major overhaul of hated tax after shocking findings
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