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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Release - 08 December 2014
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers, co-chaired by Frank Field MP, report today on an action plan to abolish hunger in the United Kingdom.
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Latest from Frank

Press Release - 26 March 2015
Food bank
100 days on from the publication of Feeding Britain across-party group of MPs and Peers reveals that more than one third of its proposals to abolish hunger in this country have been put into action.
Press Release - 25 March 2015
Food bank
Frank co-chaired the All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Hunger in the United Kingdom, which published its report, Feeding Britain, in December 2014
Article - Published in Standpoint - 25 March 2015
Commons Chamber
'Throw away Bagehot. Pick up Sergeant. That is my advice to anyone who wishes to understand the driving force now in British politics', writes Frank in this month's Standpoint magazine.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 25 March 2015
Liverpool Echo
Former welfare reform minister Frank Field, who co-chaired the Feeding Britain inquiry which last year issued a call for zero hunger in the UK, said: "Labour deserves real credit for being the first party to lay down a clear set of markers by which the success of its welfare reforms can be measured.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 24 March 2015
Liverpool Echo
Jobcentre staff should not have to impose “sanctions” if people have missed an appointment because of a late bus, said Birkenhead MP Frank Field.
Press Release - 24 March 2015
Commons Chamber
Frank is campaigning for a renewed effort to ensure low paid workers are receiving the ‘much needed’ help they are entitled to, as the latest figures show 1.16 million people in work – one third of all eligible claimants – aren’t claiming their working tax credit entitlement. They miss out on a total of £3.1 billion each year, an average of £2,672 per person.
Press Release - 23 March 2015
In his letter to the DWP, Frank said, ‘Might you consider allowing the Liverpool City Region to implement a new scheme which would ensure people under the age of 25 have a concrete offer of a job, training or further education within four months of becoming unemployed? This move alone could form the centrepiece of a full frontal assault on youth unemployment in Merseyside, and, in the process, make hefty inroads into the welfare bill.’

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

25 March 2015
In this final column prior to the General Election campaign, there are three very important...
17 March 2015
May I please thank local residents and, above all, the wonderful staff at Broadgreen Hospital for...

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

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