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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Commons Chamber

Featured News

Press Release - 24 June 2016
This is the first clear revolt against globalisation and its undermining of working-class living standards

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Prospect - 22 June 2016
We have lost far too many votes to Ukip—and may yet lose more
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 20 June 2016
As you consider how to use your vote on 23rd June we invite you to forget the scare stories put out by David Cameron and George Osborne and focus on the hard realities of what the European Union has become. With youth unemployment still at staggering levels and no controls on immigration it is clear that Europe isn’t working for workers.?
Article - Published in Church of Enfland Newspaper - 15 June 2016
Church of England Newspaper
Our country so desperately needs to raise new, buoyant sources of revenue to invest in the schools, health services, and homes that are required to afford us all a decent standard of living. The Government is failing on all three fronts. But to allow this failure to occur at a time of unrestricted, and thereby unpredictable, levels of immigration is to inflict a double whammy of pain and misery on people at the bottom of the pile.
Press Release - 14 June 2016
BBC News
I am incredibly anxious for the Government to change its mind and make a concession.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 14 June 2016
There’s a dangerous gap between Labour supporters and the parliamentary party on this issue. Europe isn’t working for workers any more
Article - Published in Nursery World - 13 June 2016
Nursery World
At a Westminster conference to mark Infant Mental Health Week, the Labour MP highlighted how proposed Life Chances Indicators could include the early years.
Press Release - 09 June 2016
Commons Chamber
In a speech given today to the inaugural Parent Infant Partnerships conference, Frank Field MP proposes ways in which the Government should use the unique opportunity in its forthcoming Life Chances Strategy, to gear its machinery towards preventing poor children growing up to become poor adults.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

23 June 2016
Come Thursday, we all have a chance to vote about the future of our country. I am voting on balance
09 June 2016
I was really pleased last week to meet with a guide dog owner who had travelled down to Parliament...

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 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
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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