Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 26 July 2017
Commons Chamber
Frank Field, Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee, and Rachel Reeves, the new Chair of the Business Committee, have asked Matthew Taylor to give oral evidence to a joint meeting of the Committees. The Chairs intend to question Mr Taylor on his recent report on modern working practices, including how the Government should act to ensure rights and fair pay for gig economy workers.
Press Release - 18 July 2017
Food bank
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger today launches an inquiry into the extent and causes of hunger amongst older people in Britain.
Press Release - 18 July 2017
Food bank
The programme – covering Rock Ferry, Tranmere, Prenton, and the North End of Birkenhead – aims to ensure that children who might otherwise go without food and activities during the holidays are able to eat a decent meal each day and take part in games, arts, crafts, and sports.
Press Release - 05 July 2017
Commons Chamber
In response to a request from Frank Field MP, the Government has announced the creation of a working party under an independent chair within the Department for Transport to inquire into the pay and working conditions at Uber. The announcement was made during this afternoon’s Westminster Hall debate which Frank secured on the regulation of working conditions in the private hire industry, within which Uber is a major operator.
Press Release - 05 July 2017
St George
Speaking today at the British Academy’s conference, Governing England: Devolution and identity in England, Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead, made a plea that all the participants to this debate get over the normal get-out clause for serious discussion, namely that as England is so large there can be no satisfactory federal solution to the post-Brexit governance of the United Kingdom.
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.
Press Release - 19 June 2017
Food bank
Frank has asked Merseytravel to set out in full the reasoning behind its proposals to axe several important bus services in Wirral.
Press Release - 25 April 2017
Food bank
The Group’s Chair, Frank Field MP, comments that: ‘The evidence presented in this report is staggering. It shows us that not only are there children in this country who are exposed to hunger when they are not at school, but also that this exposure risks damaging their prospects of gaining a good education and living a healthy life.
Press Release - 14 March 2017
His Church
The products were collected at an event held last Friday in Hamilton Square which was organised by Feeding Birkenhead and His Church.
Press Release - 28 February 2017
Commons Chamber
“I very much welcome this out-of-court settlement which is an important milestone in gaining the justice for BHS pensioners and former workers that we have been pushing for since beginning our inquiry into the downfall of BHS.”
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