Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Letters

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- Published in The Guardian - 04 October 2018
Guardian
By building on the Home-Start model with a programme that protects parents’ mental health, strengthens the bonds with their child, and fosters a first-class home learning environment, the country would give itself a fighting chance of preventing children born into disadvantaged homes becoming poor adults.
- Published in The Guardian - 27 September 2018
Guardian
While Labour’s commitment of vast new sums towards preschool interventions is welcome, much more thought needs to be given to how they can be used most effectively to equalise children’s life chances. Much of the inequality that now exists between the life chances of children from relatively wealthy families and others from poorer backgrounds is accounted for by what happens at home – mainly in respect of the style of parenting and the home learning environment.
- Published in The Guardian - 18 September 2018
Guardian
Frank Field on how the government could have filled the policy vacuum instead of waiting for Brexit
- Published in The Times - 03 September 2018
The Times
My plan was to sell dear, with the whole of a working-class family clubbing together to acquire an asset and, crucially, for councils to use all those monies to rebuild and repair stock. The Wilson and Callaghan governments undertook reviews of this idea but civil servants thought the plan unworkable.
- Published in Mail On Sunday - 02 September 2018
Daily Mail
The MP, a lifelong anti-poverty campaigner, appealed to rich philanthropists to step in and assist hard-up individuals ordered to repay loans in full, even though the payday lender has gone bust.
- Published in Wirral Globe - 18 May 2018
Wirral Globe
David Jago's proposal is among a series of options in a review of its policy to charge staff £10 to park there after a Globe petition backed by almost 10,000 readers. It was handed over to his predecessor David Allison by Birkenhead MP Frank Field in October.
- Published in The Guardian - 18 May 2018
Guardian
Labour MP Frank Field says workers should be protected by default, and only regarded as self-employed when companies provide proof that they are
- Published in The i - 17 May 2018
Indy
Today our Work and Pensions committee has published a report on employment support for carers. There are 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK and over half are trying desperately to juggle their caring role with paid employment. It’s tough and certain policies make it even harder.
- Published in The Times - 16 May 2018
The Times
Same old story. Same old greed. Today our select committees publish our joint report into the collapse of Carillion. It is the culmination of months of public hearings and consideration of mountains of minutes and company papers. That evidence pointed overwhelmingly to our damning assessment of the conduct of Carillion’s directors.
- Published in Liverpool Echo - 16 May 2018
Liverpool Echo
Damning new report reveals the 'relentless dash for cash' that left city's £335m hospital as a 'creaking monument to greed'
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