Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in The Independent - 02 June 2014
Indy
Ed Miliband and Ed Balls have agreed new manifesto pledge, and increase could be funded by hike in national insurance contributions
Article - Published in The Times - 02 June 2014
The Times
The all-party parliamentary inquiry into hunger and food poverty, which has the backing of the Archbishop of Canterbury, called on leading retailers to cut the amount of surplus food disposed of in landfill, turned into compost or fed to animals by 100,000 tonnes by the end of the decade.
Article - Published in The Observer - 01 June 2014
Observer
Party is losing working class, say senior MPs
- Published in The Observer - 01 June 2014
Observer
In this open letter to Ed Miliband, seven Labour MPs assert that Britain's working class have paid a heavy price for the huge influx of east European migrants over the past decade – and the party faces a backlash as a result
Article - Published in Health Service Journal - 28 May 2014
HSJ
Frank sent a letter to Jeremy Hunt criticising the relationship between “senior members” of the CCG and Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust and calling for an inquiry into the matter.
Article - Published in BBC News - 28 May 2014
BBC News
Frank tells the BBC that the UK must make clear what it wants from future negotiations, including restrictions on the free movement of people across the European Union.
- Published in The Times - 28 May 2014
The Times
Immigration is a key example where working-class concerns were treated as racism in modern guise.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 27 May 2014
Guardian
Frank has pressed the Government to investigate the rise of zero-hours contracts. In a letter to the Business Secretary, Frank said: "As it is such an important issue, suggesting a most fundamental change to how part of the labour market works, might I ask you please to investigate this further so we can gain a fuller picture of the workforce who do not have a guaranteed minimum number of working hours?"
- Published in The Observer - 25 May 2014
Observer
A reformed national insurance system is the way forward to fund the NHS
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 22 May 2014
Liverpool Echo
Fears friendships between those at top of Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group (which pays for NHS services) and senior members of Arrowe Park Hospital may have dented its independence
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