Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 16 July 2014
Liverpool Echo
Frank said: “Thank god the Government is divided otherwise privatisation would have gone through. As the Government is now discussing mutualisation of the health service it’s time the unions faced reality and started seeking an effective alternative to privatisation.”
Press Release - 14 July 2014
Riverbank
Frank is campaigning with local parents to save Riverbank Nursery, which is due to be closed down by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) at the end of September.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 14 July 2014
Wirral Globe
Riverbank Nursery in Woodside is owned by the Department for Work and Pensions. It was built to provide on-site nursery provision for staff working at the Birkenhead branch of the Child Maintenance Group. But its users have now been told by the government department that it is closing the facility in September to cut costs.
Press Release - 10 July 2014
Commons Chamber
Frank is urging Britain’s energy companies to establish a ‘new national minimum standard for fair energy prices’ by matching EDF Energy’s commitment to introduce a two-year price freeze for all new and existing customers who pay for their energy through prepayment meters.
Press Release - 10 July 2014
Legatum Institute Modern Slavery
Following this week's House of Commons debate on the Modern Slavery Bill, Frank spoke about modern slavery at the Legatum Institute as part of their Roads to Freedom Seminar Series in a talk entitled ‘Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now.’
- Published in The Daily Telegraph - 10 July 2014
Telegraph
I am proposing that we combine the NHS with social care. Pensioners would contribute towards the social care element of the new package. Currently social care is offered after a means test, which often involves the sale of the pensioner’s house. This insurance scheme would prevent that, at least for those that have cover.
Article - 10 July 2014
Telegraph
Frank Field MP, who has shepherded the Modern Slavery bill through Parliament, wants the Churches to launch a new abolition campaign. The Churches "can mobilise big numbers still" in terms of activists and signatories for petitions, the Labour MP told a conference at the Legatum Institute this week.
Press Release - 10 July 2014
Commons Chamber
After lobbying led by Frank the Government has announced its first tranche of funds for cathedrals to commemorate World War One. Liverpool Cathedral has been successful in its bid for £100,000 to boost its repairs programme.
Article - Published in The Spectator - 09 July 2014
Spectator
The Labour MP Frank Field and Isabel Hardman discuss the government’s Modern Slavery Bill and whether it goes far enough.
Press Release - 09 July 2014
Commons Chamber
Frank criticised the Modern Slavery Bill for its failure to address issues around supply chains and child victims of slavery
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