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Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 17 February 2016
Wirral Globe
The cut will hit hardest in Birkenhead, where MP Frank Field is calling for all local authorities to warn affected families they need to have an "action plan" ready for when the axe falls.
Press Release - 12 February 2016
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field is seeking answers from Wirral Council officials as to why so many of the town’s residents have been left in the dark with no street lighting.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 12 February 2016
Liverpool Echo
Birkenhead MP Frank Field had contacted the council after he received several reports in recent weeks of faulty street lighting, including reports that “some residents are simply too afraid to go out during the hours of darkness”.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 12 February 2016
Wirral Globe
It followed concerns from Birkenhead MP Frank Field, who received several reports from constituents about faulty street lighting.
Press Release - 11 February 2016
Food bank
The Feeding Birkenhead campaign, co-ordinated by the town’s MP Frank Field, today announces its latest programme to prevent hunger amongst children during the school holidays.
- Published in Financial Times - 11 February 2016
FT
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers, which I chair, recently reported on the extent and causes of hunger over the past year. A disturbing finding from this exercise was the apparent increase in the numbers of people working on a zero-hours basis, or at the mercy of an employment agency, for whom a low and irregular income does not cover market prices for food, rent and utilities. Many of these workers, in order to keep a roof over their head and avoid being cut off by their energy supplier, are seeking help from their local food bank.
- Published in The Times - 09 February 2016
The Times
The challenge for politicians is to strike a new deal with the electorate that can open up a new, buoyant source of revenue.
Press Release - 08 February 2016
Commons Chamber
?Having already had its budget slashed by over £150 million since 2010, Wirral Council’s spending power per household is set to be cut further still by £106; from £1,759 this year to £1,653 in 2017-18. The average cut in spending power per dwelling across England is £67.
Article - Published in ERSA - 05 February 2016
Commons Chamber
Success on two fronts – raising productivity and real wages across the board, as well as guaranteeing the prospect of work for all – would represent major progress.
Press Release - 02 February 2016
BBC News
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission has found that each year poor children are missing out on £440,000 worth of free school meals, to which they are entitled, and £1.1 million in funding towards their education. ?Frank Field MP, the Chair of the Commission, wrote to each Merseyside local authority asking whether they use their Housing Benefit records automatically to identify and then register all eligible children for free school meals.
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