Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Releases

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Press Release - 06 February 2018
Food bank
The Government’s planned cuts to school budgets in the Liverpool City Region are disproportionately concentrated on the poorest areas. This is the major outcome of a review of the latest Government announcement on school funding that purported to protect schools in the poorest areas.
Press Release - 02 February 2018
Commons Chamber
Frank Field MP announces an inquiry into long-term support for survivors of modern slavery, with a call for written evidence and case studies.
Press Release - 29 January 2018
Commons Chamber
In December 2017, 2,369 patients – 21.6% of all patients who arrived at A&E that month – waited longer than four hours before being admitted, transferred or discharged.
Press Release - 22 January 2018
Food bank
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers today issues a rallying call to the Government, to look more closely at the problem of malnutrition in the elderly which is set to cost the NHS and social care £15.7 billion a year by 2030.
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
Guardian
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
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