Frank Field MP
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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
Press Release - 26 September 2017
Commons Chamber
The Work and Pensions Select Committee is likely to examine a whole series of options to help people with severe disabilities achieve their ambition of gaining, and keeping a job. My preference is for the national living wage to remain sacrosanct, but for employers and the state to combine their efforts into a generous support package.
Press Release - 21 September 2017
Food bank
A dangerous gamble has been taken with poorer children’s life chances, according to Frank Field MP, following the first reduction since 2011 in the number of NHS Health Visitors in the North West of England.
Press Release - 11 September 2017
Food bank
Frank Field MP today estimates that the cost to thousands of Britain’s poorest families of the Government’s refusal to accept the High Court’s recent ruling on the Benefit Cap will surpass £50 million.
Press Release - 05 September 2017
Food bank
Frank Field MP presents to the House of Commons a bill, with the backing of 131 MPs from across the House, to ensure that this summer holiday is the last one in which children go hungry.
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.
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