Frank Field MP
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Press Releases

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Press Release - 19 January 2018
Commons Chamber
'Today marks the biggest move in over 100 years by a government specifically committing itself to a programme of work to eliminate child hunger. There's much more work to be done now through the government's pilot schemes and research, but a major step has been taken today to end hunger as we have known it in the school holidays and, in so doing, massively to improve the educational prospects of disadvantaged children.'
Press Release - Published in The Guardian - 19 January 2018
Regulators and pension schemes under scrutiny from MPs investigating £900m deficit
Press Release - Published in The Times - 18 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field, chairman of the Commons work and pensions committee, said that he would be writing to the Pensions Regulator and the trustees after seeing coverage of the issue in The Times.
Press Release - 15 December 2017
Commons Chamber
'The Church made a major error on George Bell. The same authorities have now publicly said they did. There should therefore be quiet satisfaction and pride that a body so important can publicly correct itself. If only this could be replicated more, we’d be a happier nation.'
Press Release - 09 November 2017
Walter’s death robs the Wirral and the wider Merseyside region of a towering ethical socialist who devoted the whole of his life to establishing the common good. To his family I send my sincere condolences.
Press Release - 06 November 2017
Food bank
400 families across the Liverpool City Region lose out on £49 per week while the Government appeals against High Court ruling on the Benefit Cap
Press Release - 30 October 2017
Food bank
The Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, and the Chair of the Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission, Frank Field MP, are today urging the Government to give the City Region the flexibility it needs to protect vulnerable families from the worst effects of Universal Credit.
Press Release - 18 October 2017
Food bank
In addition to the regular activities in North Birkenhead and Rock Ferry, The Hive will be contributing for the first time to the Feeding Birkenhead half term programme. Meals will also be available from the Salvation Army in Rock Ferry, and the Charing Cross Methodist Church.
Press Release - 16 October 2017
Commons Chamber
A challenge is presented to Britain’s mutual organisations today by Frank Field MP, to meet the public’s wishes for utility markets to be brought back into common ownership.
Press Release - 09 October 2017
Food bank
Life chances commission finds that a third of childcare settings in the Liverpool City Region are missing out on vital funding of up to £300 per week for disadvantaged children. Commission announces three moves to counter low take-up
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