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Press Release - 21 November 2016
Food bank
Feeding Birkenhead has today extended its pioneering Food Bank Plus service to the end of 2018. The service has helped hundreds of people avoid having to make repeat visits to Birkenhead’s food banks, by resolving their crises there and then during a first visit.
Article - Published in The Sun - 17 November 2016
Rip-Off Britain
Veteran campaigner and Labour MP, Frank Field, has written to PM saying the striking move would be a powerful way to fulfil her pledge to help Britain’s struggling
- Published in The Guardian - 17 November 2016
The truth is that no government in recent decades has built enough homes. But with post-Brexit interest rates being at the level they are, the prime minister has a mega opportunity to reverse this trend, thereby paving the way for progress on three fronts: boosting the supply of housing to buy or rent, initiating a serious programme of welfare reform, and meeting voters’ wishes for lower immigration.
- Published in The i - 17 November 2016
An investment and skills-led agenda which reduces the need for overseas workers, without harming the economy, offers Britain's centre-left a major opportunity to apply the lessons it has been served by voters.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 16 November 2016
Frank Field asks HMRC to look into ‘racket’ of recruitment agencies’ tax arrangements and recoup any lost revenues
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 15 November 2016
Labour MP Frank Field asked Sports Minister Tracey Crouch about extending full living wage accreditation to all club staff.
Press Release - 14 November 2016
Food bank
Frank today calls on the Government to set itself a target of processing and paying all new unemployment and sickness benefit claims within five days of those claims being made, as a means of cutting the numbers of people having to rely on food banks.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 14 November 2016
MP Frank Field calls for five-day target to process applications, saying too many being left for too long without support
- Published in Financial Times - 11 November 2016
Any attempt to play down the growth and significance of the gig economy in the post-Brexit and Trump age will not run. It will succeed only in misrepresenting a fundamental change that is taking place within Britain’s flexible labour market
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 08 November 2016
Liverpool Echo
Frank Field releases figures showing hundreds more having to wait over four hours
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