Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in Sky News - 23 February 2017
Sky News
An inquiry is under way into the numbers of British children going hungry in holidays when they cannot access free school meals
Article - Published in The Spectator - 23 February 2017
Spectator
Life in Britain has become much cruder, meaner and more spiteful practically everywhere. It can be seen in people’s behaviour on the street; in those abominable neighbours from hell; in companies piling up the profits with no care whatsoever for the degree to which they are sweating their workers on terms that, until quite recently, would have been unimaginable.
Press Release - 21 February 2017
Food bank
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.
Article - Published in The Independent - 19 February 2017
Indy
A trial of a ‘yellow card’ early warning system helped hundreds avoid a loss of benefits – but the Government has not agreed to extending it across the country
Press Release - 17 February 2017
Commons Chamber
The Church is today presented with a plan to re-establish its guiding role, with the help of all the major world religions and Humanism, in the everyday lives of British citizens.
Article - Published in The Times - 14 February 2017
The Times
The key to prison reform is finding a way to curb reoffending rates — half of prisoners reoffend within a year of release. A strategy that gives inmates the tools they need to quickly earn a living at the end of their sentence is the key to cutting reoffending.
Press Release - 14 February 2017
Food bank
- Four projects running a total of 24 half term meal and fun sessions in North Birkenhead, Prenton, Rock Ferry, and Tranmere - Ten schools to receive fresh breakfast supplies in the new term, thanks to donations from Birkenhead residents
Article - Published in BBC News - 12 February 2017
BBC News
Committee chairman Frank Field MP said the collapse of the chain was triggered by "gross failures of corporate governance".
Press Release - 09 February 2017
Commons Chamber
Frank comments on last night's Commons vote on proposed amendments to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
- Published in The Guardian - 07 February 2017
Guardian
Sure Start began its life with an impressive focus on the most important aspects of the relationship between low-income mothers and their young children that play such a crucial role in determining those children’s life chances. It then morphed into an extension of the then Labour government’s welfare-to-work programme to help parents into jobs.
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