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Article - Published in The Guardian - 26 January 2017
Hermes, the courier company that delivers parcels for John Lewis and Next, is facing a legal claim from workers who believe they are wrongly classed as self-employed, according to the Labour MP Frank Field.
Article - Published in Huffington Post UK - 17 January 2017
The final chapter in the devastating tale of HMRC’s contract with Concentrix has now been published. It makes for grim reading for HMRC, Concentrix, and families in receipt of tax credits.
Press Release - 16 January 2017
- Liverpool City Region bucks national trend as new project helps pregnant women in Halton and Knowsley set 4-week quit date
- Commission now aims to extend project across the Region
Press Release - 11 January 2017
Frank has this week been contacted by an A&E nurse who describes herself as ‘broken’. The nurse has reported to Frank that up to five ambulances at a time are queuing each night to offload their patients, as the A&E unit is full to capacity. In addition, nurses are themselves sustaining injuries due to the shortage of staff available to move beds and heavy equipment.
Article - Published in The i - 26 December 2016
The depiction in the terrific and touching film, I, Daniel Blake, of a sometimes heavy-handed and rigid benefits system that plunges people (including the innocent and vulnerable) into hardship, rings true for many of my constituents and will need to be successfully navigated in 2017.
Press Release - 21 December 2016
- Anti-poverty commission proposes major changes to the Bedroom Tax
- Commission also launches legal appeal for families seeking exemption from the Bedroom Tax
- New evidence shows that a large majority of families with children have cut back on food, gas, and electricity to pay the Bedroom Tax – parents are going hungry to feed their children
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 21 December 2016
Anti-poverty group calls for major overhaul of hated tax after shocking findings
Article - Published in Huffington Post - 21 December 2016
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission found “a large majority” of families with children had cut back on food, gas, and electricity to replace end of welfare payment.
- Published in The Times - 13 December 2016
To prevent a postcode lottery emerging in the delivery of care, which looks likely under the government’s current proposals, a combined health and social service should be funded by a new, progressive national insurance system
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 December 2016
Earnings are often less than minimum wage and ‘barely sufficient to sustain existence’, according to MP Frank Field