Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in The Guardian - 06 March 2017
Guardian
Frank Field said: “It almost looks as though some companies are now engaged in a bidding war, to see who can slap the biggest penalty on workers who are sick. Again it goes to show how badly we need a national minimum level of decency to be enforced in the gig economy, alongside a national living wage, so that workers aren’t ripped off by the companies they work with.”
Article - Published in The Guardian - 04 March 2017
Guardian
Frank Field attacks rule that says politicians cannot discuss individual cases with DWP unless clients have given explicit consent online
Article - Published in The Guardian - 04 March 2017
Guardian
Frank Field, who chairs of the Commons work and pensions committee, said the arrangement was appalling.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 01 March 2017
Mirror
Sir Philip Green has reached an out-of-court settlement to pay £363million to settle the BHS pensions scandal
Article - Published in City AM - 27 February 2017
Commons Chamber
The plans emerged as part of the government's response to a report from the Work and Pensions Select Committee, which calls on ministers to provide more support to ex-offenders.
Article - Published in BBC News - 27 February 2017
BBC News
More than 12,000 operational ration packs (ORPs) were thrown away between April and December - more than in the previous 12 months. Frank Field wants these surplus packs to feed the UK's homeless population.
Article - Published in Sunday Express - 26 February 2017
Daily Express
In creating a new Social Highway Code and then putting it into practice our society might just manage to U-turn away from its present path toward the crudeness and barbarism that marked much of Britain’s early history.
Article - Published in Sky News - 23 February 2017
Sky News
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
Spectator
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
Indy
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
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