Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 04 July 2017
Liverpool Echo
Frank Field, Labour MP for Birkenhead, predicted many Wirral households could be left without money they are entitled to over Christmas - because of huge administrative delays and errors in payments.
Article - Published in Progress - 04 July 2017
Employment law must be changed to protect the army of working people toiling away in today’s ‘gig economy’, writes Frank Field MP
Article - Published in Politics Home - 04 July 2017
House magazine
The irresistible rise of Uber embodies the rapid growth since 2010 of what is called the ‘gig economy’. As with other companies in the ‘gig economy’, Uber offers consumers rapid, low-cost, convenient access through their smartphones to a bevy of goods and services. It competes with other companies by offering consumers as low a price as possible for its services. Yet there is a human cost to this business model.
Lecture - 30 June 2017
Food bank
The text of Frank's speech delivered to the Government Statistical Service and Office for National Statistics on Friday 20th June 2017
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 30 June 2017
Wirral Globe
BIRKENHEAD MP Frank Field has called for an annual national survey on destitution to be compiled in a bid to tackle the issue.
Article - Published in The Thunderer - 30 June 2017
The Times
Today, I’ll urge the government to start collecting data on destitution because something unique and horrendous is happening to the bottom end of our society.
Article - Published in The i - 30 June 2017
Frank Field will call for an urgent national investigation into a phenomenon which he says should have been consigned to the history books.
- Published in The Guardian - 28 June 2017
A letter from Labour’s Frank Field urges ministers to step in to improve the lot of Uber drivers and others working in the gig economy
- Published in City AM - 23 June 2017
City AM
Now is the time to sweep away two of the gig economy’s most egregious aspects – the bullying culture at the top; and the poor treatment and poverty pay meted out to workers at the bottom – so that it helps society as a whole prosper, rather than falter.
Press Release - 21 June 2017
Commons Chamber
Frank has today tabled a parliamentary question asking the Government, which has been undertaking a detailed examination of it in recent months, to implement the policy with immediate effect. The Children’s Society, which has helped lead the ‘breathing space’ campaign, calculates that 8,100 children from 4,700 families in Birkenhead would be protected by the policy if it were introduced now.
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