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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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APPG Hunger

Featured News

Press Release - 24 April 2014
The Inquiry is now taking evidence in order to gain a fuller picture of the extent of hunger in this country and, as importantly, the underlying drivers of the numbers, as well as any short-term factors.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 29 August 2014
Wirral Globe
Frank is calling on the Government to "get serious" about its target for cutting the rate of persistent child poverty in Merseyside.
Article - Published in The Daily Mail - 28 August 2014
Daily Mail
Frank says, ‘Anyone up in court and found guilty should be deported. Why should we put up with people who are breaking our laws?’
Article - Published in The Northern Echo - 28 August 2014
Northern Echo
An alarming divide in the numbers of eligible youngsters not receiving free healthy dinners has emerged during a parliamentary inquiry into hunger and poverty. Now that inquiry is exploring whether struggling families in wealthier areas are less likely to claim the meals because of a fear of being stigmatised.
Article - Published in The Sunday Times - 26 August 2014
Sunday Times
Frank says the results on Universal Credit are particularly worrying because so far the reform has involved only single people and couples with relatively straightforward circumstances.
Press Release - 26 August 2014
Frank opened the event and thanked the organisers for their efforts
Press Release - 23 August 2014
Commons Chamber
Frank is calling on the Government to embark on a tough campaign against rip-off charges, following today’s announcement by the Health Secretary that NHS hospitals must now offer concessions and free parking to vulnerable patients and their families.
- Published in The Times - 21 August 2014
The Times
There is a need for a decent minimum and for that minimum to be higher than it is. But calls for reform must be accompanied by a more honest debate on the causes of poverty.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

20 August 2014
The banks are closing as many branches as they can get away with, in an attempt to save themselves...
13 August 2014
People looking for work through the Government’s job search website remain at risk of being...

Frank's Campaigns

Rip-Off Britain
Frank is campaigning against a series of rip-off charges facing ordinary people, and which add to the poverty premium faced by poorer households
The Home Secretary has asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
Investigating the root causes behind hunger, food poverty and demand for food banks
Cool Earth
Protecting rainforests to help combat climate change
Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chanc
Seeking sustainable solutions to child and family poverty
Cash Machine Charges
Campaign for More Free Cash Machines in Deprived Areas
Combatting human trafficking in the UK and around the world
Foundation Years Action Group
Promoting the vital importance of the foundation years
Balanced Migration
Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration
King James Bible Trust
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of 'The Book That Changed The World'
Poverty and Life Changes
In 2010 Frank chaired the Review, reporting to the Prime Minister
The Pensions Reform Group
Ending pensioner poverty

Your Opinion

Should a higher proportion of the Education budget be spent on Foundation Years education?

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