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Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 09 October 2018
Mirror
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
Telegraph
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.
Article - Published in The Observer - 01 October 2018
Observer
The report, by MP Frank Field and his assistant Andrew Forsey, paints a stark picture of a workforce where low wages, zero-hours contracts and disillusion are rife. Field, MP for Birkenhead, said it was “a scandal” that workers performing a key role in the lives of Britain’s growing elderly population were so poorly paid, hard-pressed and badly treated.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 26 September 2018
Guardian
Frank Field MP launches inquiry examining law and enforcement as firms still ‘evade justice’ on worker rights
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 24 September 2018
Wirral Globe
The town's MP Frank Field told the Globe: "This news will give a tremendous boost to Birkenhead. "Six weeks ago, I wrote to Mike Ashley with an urgent plea to safeguard the future of our House of Fraser and the jobs of the store’s staff. "Thanks to the positive discussions that have taken place since then with the store’s landlord, this cornerstone of our town centre is being given a chance to flourish once again."
Article - Published in The Guardian - 23 September 2018
Guardian
Figures compiled after decade of austerity and obtained by Frank Field show most striking cuts are in disability benefits
Article - Published in The Sunday Times - 23 September 2018
Sunday Times
Two very different verdicts on how Jeremy Corbyn will do in the next election
Article - Published in Church Times - 21 September 2018
Church Times
This month, the chairman of the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, Frank Field MP, wrote to the Archbishop of Canterbury, asking him to consider creating a consortium to buy up the loans. It is understood that the Commissioners were due to meet this week at Lambeth Palace to discuss the idea.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 12 September 2018
Wirral Globe
Birkenhead MP Frank Field has arranged a desperate meeting in a last-ditch attempt to save the town's House of Fraser store from closure.
Article - Published in The Times - 07 September 2018
The Times
Frank Field, the independent MP and chairman of the Commons work and pensions committee, has written to the Archbishop of Canterbury asking him to use the church’s £7.8 billion investment fund to buy Wonga’s debt portfolio.
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