Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 06 September 2019
Commons Chamber
Frank has received a response from the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities, and Local Government, inviting Birkenhead to negotiate a new investment deal worth up to £25 million.
Press Release - 21 August 2019
Commons Chamber
Frank Field MP has written to the new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities, and Local Government with a proposal which would see Birkenhead draw down significant investment from the Government’s Stronger Towns Fund.
Press Release - 20 August 2019
BBC News
Frank Field MP today publishes details of the next stage of his campaign to help turbocharge Merseyside’s manufacturing industry and create thousands of new jobs
Press Release - 07 August 2019
Food bank
When a group of Birkenhead residents raised this matter with him, Frank asked the Government to consider extending statutory leave and pay for parents whose baby is admitted to neonatal care by every week their baby stays in hospital. At the time, the Government declined to do so. However, it has now launched a consultation on the scheme with a view to implementing it.
Press Release - 31 July 2019
Chamber
A free port is an area that is physically within a country but legally outside it for customs purposes. Goods that enter a free port do not incur import duty.
Press Release - 25 July 2019
Commons Chamber
I recently completed chairing a Government-commissioned review, along with Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss, into the effectiveness of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We looked at the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, transparency in supply chains, independent child trafficking advocates, the legal application of the Act. You can read our reports on www.independentmsareview.co.uk. We did not have an opportunity, however, to look at trafficking for sexual exploitation, so we are undertaking an inquiry into this issue now.
Press Release - 16 July 2019
Food bank
During last year’s Summer Holiday, the Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral network served 10,000 meals and laid on a range of enriching activities for 888 children across the town. This year’s programme is even bigger and is likely to help even more children.
Press Release - 15 July 2019
Commons Chamber
Heidi Allen MP and Frank Field MP are presenting to Parliament a bill which offers guaranteed weekly hours to workers on zero-hours contracts.
Press Release - 11 July 2019
Food bank
MPs Heidi Allen and Frank Field set out today the beginnings of a reform programme which will take an axe to the root causes of destitution in this country.
Press Release - 03 July 2019
Commons Chamber
The announcement of new capital funding to help three Birkenhead schools provide high-quality nursery places for two-, three- and four-year-olds in the town, has been welcomed by Frank Field MP.
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