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Article - Published in Sky News - 23 February 2017
An inquiry is under way into the numbers of British children going hungry in holidays when they cannot access free school meals
Article - Published in The Spectator - 23 February 2017
Life in Britain has become much cruder, meaner and more spiteful practically everywhere. It can be seen in people’s behaviour on the street; in those abominable neighbours from hell; in companies piling up the profits with no care whatsoever for the degree to which they are sweating their workers on terms that, until quite recently, would have been unimaginable.
Article - Published in The Independent - 19 February 2017
A trial of a ‘yellow card’ early warning system helped hundreds avoid a loss of benefits – but the Government has not agreed to extending it across the country
Article - Published in The Times - 14 February 2017
The key to prison reform is finding a way to curb reoffending rates — half of prisoners reoffend within a year of release. A strategy that gives inmates the tools they need to quickly earn a living at the end of their sentence is the key to cutting reoffending.
Article - Published in BBC News - 12 February 2017
Committee chairman Frank Field MP said the collapse of the chain was triggered by "gross failures of corporate governance".
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 06 February 2017
US contractor Concentrix was brought in to cut fraud and tax credit errors, but many people complained that benefits were wrongly removed
Article - Published in The Guardian - 31 January 2017
Labour MP wants government to set up national standards to cover self-employed at companies such as Uber and Hermes
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.
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.