Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Releases

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Press Release - 08 November 2016
Food bank
That 260,000 people have needed to rely on a Trussell Trust food bank in the past six months is disturbing for two reasons: clearly large numbers of people comprising Britain’s vulnerable human underbelly are hungry, and there are likely to be at least as many people who have sought help from independent food banks. Others still will have suffered hunger in silence.
Press Release - 07 November 2016
Commons Chamber
In August, 1,095 people waited more than four hours in A&E; up by 308 on the same month last year.
Press Release - 04 November 2016
Food bank
Feeding Birkenhead has already delivered free breakfast cereal supplies from His Church to more than a dozen schools, reaching hundreds of children, and Frank is now appealing to the public to help all schools offer healthy, nutritious breakfasts every day.
Press Release - 02 November 2016
Food bank
Frank Field has requested immediate action from Merseyside Police and Wirral Council to prevent yobs attacking buses travelling through the town’s North End.
Press Release - 02 November 2016
Commons Chamber
It seems clear Sir Philip would rather kick the can down the road and avoid responsibility than come up with any fair, sustainable settlement for BHS pensioners.
Press Release - 28 October 2016
Commons Chamber
Following up his report on self-employment in the gig economy, Frank has this week received fresh evidence from Uber drivers suggesting they earn less than the National Living Wage
Press Release - 27 October 2016
Commons Chamber
The grandparents had served as legal carers, otherwise known as Special Guardians, for their grandchildren who would otherwise have been taken into care. An initial administrative error had led to those grandparents who were in receipt of Income Support having payments deducted from their financial support package by Wirral Council.
Press Release - 26 October 2016
Food bank
The submission makes 13 proposals with the aim of granting all households in Birkenhead who have fallen behind on their Council Tax a reasonable opportunity to arrange a fair repayment plan.
Press Release - 20 October 2016
Commons Chamber
HMRC has begun examining employment practices at Britain’s second largest delivery company, Hermes. This follows a dossier from Frank Field MP billing evidence of chronically low pay and poor working conditions at the company.
Press Release - 20 October 2016
Food bank
Frank today presented a bill with cross-party support to prevent those families being left hungry due to their property lacking basic cooking facilities.
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