Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Release - 19 October 2016
Food bank
Five projects will be providing meals and fun activities for children as part of the campaign’s effort to help families struggling to meet the extra costs of school holidays.
Press Release - 17 October 2016
Food bank
Frank welcomes two moves being made by HMRC to cut significantly the chances of families on low incomes being left short of money to buy food. The moves follow his campaign which revealed the impact of some of the department’s administrative processes on the need for food banks in this country.
Press Release - 17 October 2016
Cammell Laird
Frank was speaking at the Keel Laying Ceremony of the RRS Sir David Attenborough at Cammell Laird
Press Release - 12 October 2016
Food bank
With Birkenhead and Wirral families facing increased poverty from the Government’s introduction of a lower Benefit Cap, Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field has written to the Leader of Wirral Council, Phil Davies, with two immediate proposals to help such families.
Press Release - 11 October 2016
Food bank
Everton Football Club have confirmed in response to Frank's request that they are in talks to deliver a pay rise for the lowest paid workers at Goodison Park.
Press Release - 24 September 2016
Food bank
The Leader of the Labour Party’s visit today to the Neo Café in Frank Field’s Birkenhead constituency highlights how the idea of a political movement could be developed into an effective political machine that can win gains for poorer families.
Press Release - 13 September 2016
Commons Chamber
Frank is urging the Government to give doctors the freedom to prescribe cannabis for cancer, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s sufferers for whom existing medications provide no or ineffective pain relief. Frank believes that cannabis should only be prescribed after doctors have given their judgement on its impact on pain relief as against any side effects.
Press Release - 13 September 2016
Commons Chamber
Frank Field MP, Richard Fuller MP, and Michelle Thomson MP have successfully applied for a Commons debate on the collapse of BHS.
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.
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