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Article - Published in Huffington Post UK - 25 December 2013
Over the two weeks leading up to Christmas Day, the Trussell Trust estimates that its food banks have fed 60,000 people, of which one third were children. During the same period last year, it fed 20,000 people.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 25 December 2013
More than 30,000 people did not receive their benefits on Christmas Eve, after a Government error
Press Release - 19 December 2013
Frank has also urged the Prime Minister to reconsider his decision not to hold an inquiry into hunger and the rising demand for food banks in this country
Press Release - 18 December 2013
Frank has tabled a Motion in the House of Commons calling on the Government to extend the temporary restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians looking to enter the country from January.
Article - Published in The Times - 16 December 2013
We have helped the Government draft the initial Bill and Theresa May has made an excellent start. But no country has beaten modern slavery with criminal legislation alone. We also need better protection for victims. The final Bill, informed by our report, must be as comprehensive as possible.
Press Release - 16 December 2013
Today the Modern Slavery Bill Evidence Review, chaired by Frank Field MP, releases its report. It sets out a blueprint for a new Act that will establish Britain, once again, as a world leader in the fight against modern slavery.
Press Release - 12 December 2013
We know that what happens to us in our first couple of years of life will determine our success not only academically, economically but socially.
- Published in BBC Daily Politics - 12 December 2013
The first three years of a child's life are the most important, Frank tells BBC Daily Politics
Article - Published in The Spectator - 12 December 2013
We know that what happens to us in our first couple of years of life will determine our success, not only academically and economically, but socially. While good schools are important for lots of reasons, they cannot achieve the miracle that comes from early nurturing trumping nature.
Press Release - 10 December 2013
Frank is calling for a thorough investigation into NHS continuing care after a new report showed the system was failing to reach people who need vital support.