Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 12 September 2016
Commons Chamber
Frank wrote to the Prime Minister on the basis of complaints made to him by couriers who deliver parcels for Hermes. In response, the Prime Minister has acted by asking the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Margot James, to invite HMRC to begin inquiries.
Press Release - 02 September 2016
Food bank
The Feeding Birkenhead campaign which is spearheaded by the town’s MP, Frank Field, is equipping primary schools with the supplies they need to set up or maintain free breakfast clubs for the new term.
Press Release - 09 August 2016
Food bank
Frank Field MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger, today reveals for the first time the extent of hunger in working Britain.
Press Release - 09 August 2016
Commons Chamber
The Feeding Birkenhead campaign, set up and co-ordinated by Frank Field MP, has achieved a breakthrough for private renters whose homes leave them ill-equipped to cook a decent meal.
Press Release - 18 July 2016
Food bank
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field today publishes details of where children in Birkenhead can access free meals and fun during the Summer holiday.
Press Release - 12 July 2016
LJMU fellowship
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field has today received an honorary fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University for his outstanding contribution to the Liverpool City Region and its constituents.
Press Release - 06 July 2016
Commons Chamber
What is now clear is the total incompetence of Tony Blair in launching a war and having no plan for the day after the Iraqi regime was overthrown. That gigantic political error resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of Iraqis, as well as 179 British soldiers.
Press Release - 06 July 2016
Food bank
The MPs write: ‘In casting their vote in favour of Leave, the plea coming from many hundreds of thousands of Labour supporters to politicians was twofold: to deliver an improvement in living standards that has escaped them in the past decade of globalisation, and to regain control of our country’s borders. We very much hope that, should you win the Conservative leadership contest, you will act on their wishes.'
Press Release - 05 July 2016
Food bank
Frank is supporting the British Dental Association's campaign for a strategy to improve oral health, make the new dental contract truly preventive, and secure investment in NHS dentistry to improve access. He has tabled a parliamentary question to the Health Secretary asking what action he intends to take to improve oral health among poorer children, in particular.
Press Release - 29 June 2016
Food bank
Frank Field MP, whose local authority passed 8,274 Council Tax debts to bailiffs in 2014-15, is concerned that the abolition of Council Tax Benefit, and its replacement by discretionary local schemes, may have contributed to this ‘black hole’ in Council Tax revenue. Some of the poorest people in the country are now being asked to pay Council Tax for the first time in their lives, and many of them are simply unable to afford this extra cost.
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