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Article - Published in BBC News - 14 February 2018
BBC News
Committee chairman Labour MP Frank Field said the shortcomings were causing "untenable" human and financial cost.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 February 2018
Guardian
The committee, chaired by the Labour MP Frank Field, said it was “so impressed and moved” by the 4,000-plus individual submissions it received after asking for people’s experiences of the system – a record number for a select committee inquiry – that it decided to publish a separate report highlighting them.
Article - Published in Prospect - 09 February 2018
Prospect
700,000 people working in the gig economy over the past year were paid less than the legal minimum because they are labelled “self-employed” by the companies for whom they work. By labelling their workforce in this way, companies are free to offload to individual workers all of the risks and responsibilities usually taken on by employers.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 08 February 2018
Guardian
“They [ministers] have produced no evidence to back up the key, central economic assumption of the biggest reform to our welfare system in 50 years. William Beveridge [the founder of the welfare state] will be rolling in his grave,” the committee chair Frank Field said.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 05 February 2018
Guardian
The company’s system of charging drivers if they cannot cover their round has been described as appalling by the chairman of the House of Commons’ work and pensions committee, Frank Field.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 31 January 2018
Wirral Globe
BIRKENHEAD MP Frank Field is demanding an urgent meeting with Marks & Spencer bosses after the retail giant announced plans to close its store in the town centre as part of a restructuring programme.
Article - Published in The Times - 22 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field, chairman of the APPG on Hunger, said: “Beneath the radar there are malnourished older people in this country spending two or three months withering away in their own homes, with some entering hospital weighing five and a half stone with an infection, or following a fall, which keeps them there for several torturous days, if not weeks.”
Article - Published in The Guardian - 22 January 2018
Guardian
The all-party parliamentary group on hunger says social isolation caused by bereavement, illness, immobility or confinement - such as through the loss of a driving licence - are the main causes of a largely "hidden" problem of elderly hunger in the UK.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 20 January 2018
Mirror
It comes after a bill by Labour's Frank Field to make authorities enable such services failed to win Government support.
Article - Published in The Times - 08 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field said that he would add it to a wider investigation by the parliamentary committee into companies that leave big holes in their pension pots before having to be rescued.
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