Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 09 June 2016
Commons Chamber
In a speech given today to the inaugural Parent Infant Partnerships conference, Frank Field MP proposes ways in which the Government should use the unique opportunity in its forthcoming Life Chances Strategy, to gear its machinery towards preventing poor children growing up to become poor adults.
Press Release - 25 May 2016
Food bank
Free meals and fun activities will be provided throughout the May half term for children in Rock Ferry, Tranmere and the North End. The campaign successfully provided free meals and fun activities for 195 children during the Easter holidays. It did so at a total cost of £6.90 per child. This builds on the results from the February half term, during which 125 children were provided for at a cost of £8.25 per child.
Press Release - 19 May 2016
Commons Chamber
Almost half the families in Merseyside who have been hit by the Bedroom Tax have cut back on food and utilities in an attempt to pay their rent. That is one of the preliminary findings published today by the Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission, chaired by Frank Field MP, which is conducting a study into families’ coping strategies following the introduction of the Bedroom Tax three years ago.
Press Release - 13 May 2016
Food bank
Frank has written to Arrowe Park with three main concerns: the time it takes for patients to be seen in A&E; the sheer number of patients coming into A&E; and inadequate staffing levels.
Press Release - 06 May 2016
Food bank
The data show also that, within this group, 2.3 million people were estimated to have experienced hunger in 2014.
Press Release - 29 April 2016
Food bank
Frank met this morning with management and union representatives.
Press Release - 27 April 2016
Food bank
It’s the job now of the management and the unions, with the support that MPs might be able to provide, to try and prevent any lay-offs and particularly those among recently graduated apprentices.
Press Release - 26 April 2016
Commons Chamber
I hope this clearest of conclusions from the inquest goes some way in helping the families who lost loved ones to know that there is justice in this world, and that the terrible gnawing feeling they had – that they were unable to win this judgement for their loved ones, is now assuaged.
Press Release - 26 April 2016
Commons Chamber
The Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee Frank Field MP has today announced that the Committee will be investigating the Pension Protection Fund, and in particular how the receipt of the pension liabilities from BHS, which has been placed into administration and has a £571 million deficit in its pension scheme, will affect the Fund and its users.
Press Release - 26 April 2016
Food bank
Frank's opening speech of the referendum campaign at Vote Leave
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