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Press Release - 05 July 2016
Frank is supporting the British Dental Association's campaign for a strategy to improve oral health, make the new dental contract truly preventive, and secure investment in NHS dentistry to improve access. He has tabled a parliamentary question to the Health Secretary asking what action he intends to take to improve oral health among poorer children, in particular.
Press Release - 29 June 2016
Frank Field MP, whose local authority passed 8,274 Council Tax debts to bailiffs in 2014-15, is concerned that the abolition of Council Tax Benefit, and its replacement by discretionary local schemes, may have contributed to this ‘black hole’ in Council Tax revenue. Some of the poorest people in the country are now being asked to pay Council Tax for the first time in their lives, and many of them are simply unable to afford this extra cost.
Article - Published in The Times - 27 June 2016
The new Conservative prime minister will call an immediate general election. Labour must be in a position to win that contest and that requires a new leader.
Press Release - 27 June 2016
On Saturday, Councillor Moira McLaughlin and MP Frank Field visited the first house to be repaired. The remainder of the houses will be repaired within the next 12-18 months, to prevent the recurrence of mould and damp.
Press Release - 27 June 2016
The Birkenhead result reflected the overall result in the country. While the other three Wirral constituencies voted to Remain, there were large shifts between prosperous and non-prosperous parts of the borough. The poorer the area, irrespective of its location in Wirral, the bigger its Leave vote was.
- Published in The Times - 25 June 2016
The referendum result heralds a resounding victory for those groups of voters who have lost so heavily from globalisation, which have largely been working-class people.
Press Release - 24 June 2016
This is the first clear revolt against globalisation and its undermining of working-class living standards
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
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.