Frank Field MP
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- 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'
- Published in Huffington Post - 16 May 2018
Huff Post
Frank Field, chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee, said: “A board of directors too busy stuffing their mouths with gold to show any concern for the welfare of their workforce or their pensioners.
- Published in Daily Mirror - 14 May 2018
Mirror
EXCLUSIVE: MPs launched a probe tonight into the leaked Atos policy which they fear is an “incentive to ride roughshod over claimants”
- Published in The Sunday Times - 13 May 2018
Sunday Times
The government’s green paper on social care must form the basis of a longer-term funding settlement for the welfare state: a “strategic welfare review”, drawing lessons from the established strategic defence review.
- Published in The Guardian - 08 May 2018
Guardian
The aim of the bill I am drafting with Sir Nicholas SOAMES is to place the abolition of long-term unemployment at the heart of a post-Brexit reform agenda. It would do so by introducing a new duty under which the government guarantees six months’ paid work in the private, voluntary or public sector, for people who either have joined or are at risk of joining the ranks of the long-term unemployed.
- Published in Daily Mirror - 08 May 2018
Mirror
The Universal Credit scheme has become an "agent of destitution", Labour MP Frank Field warns today.
- Published in The House - 03 May 2018
House magazine
Over a half of all MPs have already agreed to link their constituency with the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC). Each MP will receive a tree from the Woodland Trust, supported by Sainsbury’s, to plant in their constituency. The trees will be sent to be planted in October this year. 363 down, only 287 to go.
- Published in The Times - 05 April 2018
The Times
Ideas around the creation of share-bloc-owning foundations with the role of protecting those different interests, and the power to block takeovers, should be looked at urgently. The work and pensions select committee will begin this exercise from the angle of pensioners.
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