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Article - Published in The Liverpool Echo - 30 July 2011
We are not mere bystanders to the standoff between the Democrats in the White House and the Republicans that dominate the US Congress.
Article - Published in The Liverpool Echo - 23 July 2011
We are in the middle of one of those political maelstroms which swells about tearing up everything in its path.
Article - Published in The Times - 18 July 2011
Some members of the House of Lords believe in the unfettered right of politicians to transfer power to the EU
Press Release - 14 July 2011
Frank Field has today called on the Government to make public its strategy for achieving a reduction in the use of animals for scientific research.
Article - Published in The Liverpool Echo - 09 July 2011
MOST of the public commentators took at least 12 hours to wake up to the significance of the latest turn in the phone hacking scandal.I bet the News of the World knew the consequences within seconds. On Thursday James Murdoch closed the paper for good.
While I believe that the alleged hacking of Milly Dowler's phone is game-changing for the whole of our media and not just News International, and while I share the public's revulsion, I do not believe it is this revelation alone which is behind the public's response.
Press Release - 04 July 2011
Frank introduces an amendment to the Finance Bill to secure justice for low paid public sector workers.
Article - Published in The Liverpool Echo - 02 July 2011
THE same group is being hit again. I mean low paid workers, amongst whom women
workers are over-represented. MPs have a chance on Monday to strike a victory
for this group.
Article - 26 June 2011
The House of Commons returns on Monday to the thorny issue of House of Lords reform. As every attempt over the past 30 years has ended in failure, surely now is the time to begin a new approach that sees the Lords not as a rival to the Commons, but as the body representing the different interests of the nation?
Article - Published in The Liverpool Echo - 25 June 2011
WHEN is the English Question going to be presented alongside that of
Scotland? This week the Bill giving the Scottish parliament more powers passed
through the commons, and I saw this as an opportunity to begin registering what
I call the 'English interest'.
Article - Published in Pensions Week - 20 June 2011
The government, so far, has had an easy run with its welfare reform bill. As
it left the Commons on Wednesday there were some choppy waters, with Labour
accusing the government of making the financial position of cancer patients
worse, but up to that point the bill had attracted little controversy.