Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 07 March 2016
Food bank
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission today puts energy companies in the dock for making Merseyside the nation’s rip-off capital when it comes to charging for gas and electricity.
Press Release - 19 February 2016
Commons Chamber
The Government has failed to secure the key renegotiation requirement, namely, that we should regain control of our borders. I shall therefore be campaigning to leave the EU.
Press Release - 17 February 2016
Food bank
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission, chaired by Frank Field MP, today reveals that 4,000 more children in Merseyside will be affected by the household benefit cap when it is lowered from £26,000 to £20,000 in April. This represents a more than trebling of the 1,556 children who are currently affected.
Press Release - 12 February 2016
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field is seeking answers from Wirral Council officials as to why so many of the town’s residents have been left in the dark with no street lighting.
Press Release - 11 February 2016
Food bank
The Feeding Birkenhead campaign, co-ordinated by the town’s MP Frank Field, today announces its latest programme to prevent hunger amongst children during the school holidays.
Press Release - 08 February 2016
Commons Chamber
?Having already had its budget slashed by over £150 million since 2010, Wirral Council’s spending power per household is set to be cut further still by £106; from £1,759 this year to £1,653 in 2017-18. The average cut in spending power per dwelling across England is £67.
Press Release - 02 February 2016
BBC News
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission has found that each year poor children are missing out on £440,000 worth of free school meals, to which they are entitled, and £1.1 million in funding towards their education. ?Frank Field MP, the Chair of the Commission, wrote to each Merseyside local authority asking whether they use their Housing Benefit records automatically to identify and then register all eligible children for free school meals.
Press Release - 14 January 2016
Commons Chamber
Frank has been contacted by a number of local residents, mainly from the Beechwood and Ballantyne estates, who requested urgent repair works to their homes. On each occasion the Trust has been unwilling to act upon their requests.
Press Release - 05 January 2016
The Save Woodside Ferries Action Group has been reassured by Merseytravel that no decisions over the future of Mersey Ferries will be taken this week.
Press Release - 21 December 2015
Commons Chamber
Councillors Jean Stapleton and Phil Davies, as well as Frank Field MP, are inviting residents to add their name to the petition.
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