Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 06 May 2014
Commons Chamber
In a House of Commons debate on Universal Jobmatch, which he secured, Frank demanded answers from the DWP on the system of checks in place to prevent fraudulent, bogus and duplicate jobs being posted on the website, as well as the level of compensation granted to each of the jobseekers in Wirral who had been ‘ripped off’ by a ‘known fraudster’, through Universal Jobmatch.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 02 May 2014
Guardian
Figures obtained by MP Frank Field show Iain Duncan Smith's department accounts for half of government workers earning less than £7.65 an hour
Article - Published in Huffington Post - 02 May 2014
Huff Post
"The government talks about reforms that 'make work pay', yet it continues to pay poverty wages to thousands of its own workers," Frank said.
- Published in The Guardian - 30 April 2014
Guardian
The founders of the Labour party sought ways of ensuring greater equality of outcomes. The foundation years debate focuses on what seems to be the most promising way of achieving that noble ambition.
Press Release - 29 April 2014
Commons Chamber
"I totally reject the view that HS2 will take jobs and influence from London to the North: it’s much more likely to suck even more resources to the London axis."
- Published in The Guardian - 24 April 2014
Guardian
In order to gain a fuller picture of the extent of hunger in this country and, as importantly, the underlying drivers of the numbers, as well as any short-term factors, the all-party parliamentary group on hunger and food poverty has established an inquiry
Article - Published in The Independent - 24 April 2014
Indy
Frank Field called for a rise in national insurance under a Labour government to fund the growing cost of the NHS - or else risk it falling into chaos and decline.
Press Release - 24 April 2014
APPG Hunger
The Inquiry is now taking evidence in order to gain a fuller picture of the extent of hunger in this country and, as importantly, the underlying drivers of the numbers, as well as any short-term factors.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 23 April 2014
Guardian
After much digging by Labour's Frank Field, we hear allegations that desperate job applicants were each relieved of £65 by an apparently bogus employer working through the government site.
- Published in The Independent - 23 April 2014
Indy
Are any of the parties going to face up to how severe the crisis is in financing health and social care, or are we all going to be hit by the fallout in the next parliament?
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