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Press Release - 13 March 2014
Frank welcomes Sir George Bain's endorsement of a higher minimum wage in those sectors of industry that would find it easy to meet the increased wage bill
Press Release - 12 March 2014
Frank says: “The appeals process has always been a solitary success of the flawed WCA process. But this has been put under enormous strain. Vulnerable claimants who should not even have had to appeal in the first place have been whacked for millions of pounds to compensate for errors made by Atos and DWP. These claimants should be compensated immediately.”
Press Release - 11 March 2014
Frank and the Leader of Wirral Council, Councillor Phil Davies, have launched a strategy to boost the earnings of low paid workers across the North West.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 11 March 2014
Birkenhead MP Frank Field and the leader of Wirral Council, Cllr Phil Davies, have launched a strategy in the hope of boosting the earnings of low paid workers in the north west.
Article - Published in The Tablet - 08 March 2014
Politicians have spent years arguing about welfare and all the time the public's support has waned. Here, experts on poverty and social security argue that only abandoning a means-tested system and recreating a contributory one will work
- 07 March 2014
Increasing numbers of people attend English cathedrals because of their music. This music is rightly amongst a cathedral’s greatest drawing power, but it has to be paid for.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 06 March 2014
AN investigation by Birkenhead MP Frank Field has revealed more than a third of a million jobs advertised on the Government’s “Universal Jobmatch” website could be bogus or unlawful.
Article - Published in Huffington Post - 06 March 2014
Labour MP Frank Field has asked the National Audit Office to launch a probe into the scale of job fraud on the DWP's Universal Jobmatch site, which all jobseeker's allowance claimants are forced to use to look for work and must apply for a minimum number of jobs each week.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 06 March 2014
Labour MP Frank Field, who unearthed the figures, said some jobseekers were being asked to pay £65 for criminal checks.
Article - Published in The Independent - 06 March 2014
Labour MP Frank Field, who obtained the figures, has asked the National Audit Office to investigate. He said: “The heart of the government’s welfare reform programme is bedevilled with fraud and, in its current state, it is out of control."