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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Release - 21 February 2017
The Group will gather oral and written evidence over the next six weeks to try and gain a deeper understanding of the scale of the problem, its impact on children’s mental, physical, and academic development, as well as proposals for responding most effectively to it.

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 14 March 2017
His Church
The products were collected at an event held last Friday in Hamilton Square which was organised by Feeding Birkenhead and His Church.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 13 March 2017
Wirral Globe
BIRKENHEAD MP Frank Field is leading an investigation into workers' pensions following the sale of Vauxhall to PSA Peugeot Citroën.
Article - Published in The Independent - 12 March 2017
Indy
The Government has also refused to extend entitlement to couples who were not married but who had children together – missing an opportunity to modernise the benefit and make it fit for today’s society
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 March 2017
Guardian
Following Frank's campaign, Ministers have agreed to scrap controversial new rules restricting MPs from intervening on behalf of individual constituents to resolve problems with benefit payments.
- Published in The Times - 09 March 2017
The Times
Recent polling found that while 42 per cent of voters would support an increase in tax to pay for a larger NHS budget, this figure climbed to 53 per cent once voters were asked about an increase in national insurance contributions.
Article - Published in The Times - 08 March 2017
The Times
Frank Field has written to Rob Assinder, chairman of the GM(UK) pension trustees to know what role they played.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 06 March 2017
Guardian
Frank Field said: “It almost looks as though some companies are now engaged in a bidding war, to see who can slap the biggest penalty on workers who are sick. Again it goes to show how badly we need a national minimum level of decency to be enforced in the gig economy, alongside a national living wage, so that workers aren’t ripped off by the companies they work with.”

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


01 March 2017
Might I please thank local residents for the generosity and support they have shown yet again for...
14 February 2017
Mental health remains the poor relation when it comes to health funding. Each year, hundreds of...

Frank's Tweets

UK Mail driver who was unable to work after car accident charged £800 https://t.co/PxqBc8wHsg
Prince Harry supporting restoration projects at Epping Forest today, part of the #CommonwealthCanopy; see https://t.co/g5Zeg6uz2o for more

Frank's Campaigns


SHC
Re-establishing a social contract from the ethics of the major world religions
FYT
Preventing poor children becoming poor adults
tcat
Supporting cathedrals to establish cathedral schools in their cities
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
JSC
In 2014, Frank was selected to chair the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the Government's Draft Modern Slavery Bill
MSER
In 2013, then-Home Secretary, Theresa May, asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
APPG
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
FYIR
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

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