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Article - Published in Daily Telegraph - 14 January 2016
Frank Field, the Labour MP in charge of the committee, accused the government of ducking "fundamental questions" about the levels of income afforded to young people on benefits compared to pensioners who also get state handouts.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 14 January 2016
The chair of the committee, Frank Field, said: "Is it fair and affordable to divert a large and growing sum of public expenditure toward pensioners – regardless of their circumstances – while mainly poor families with children face year-on-year restrictions on their income? Can the ‘triple lock’ pension increase pledge be sustainable? Or are these policies necessary to guard against pensioner poverty?
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 14 January 2016
BIRKENHEAD MP Frank Field is calling for a housing association to take urgent action after concerns were raised about the 'poor' state of some homes in his constituency.
Article - Published in Daily Mail - 12 January 2016
The committee - chaired by Labour former welfare minister Frank Field - said the "bewildering" new set-up had left vulnerable claimants "confused as to where to turn".
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 11 January 2016
Birkenhead MP Frank Field, the group's president said: "It was a terrific response, re-enforcing the message that Birkenhead won't take this proposal lying down.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 11 January 2016
The Commons Work and Pensions Committee is calling for urgent updates to the leaflets sent to households on the rise of the pension age to 66 by 2020
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 07 January 2016
Wirral’s work may be adopted nationally after Birkenhead MP Frank Field recently introduced a motion in Parliament which could see all local authorities introduce automatic enrolment for the premium.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 06 January 2016
The Department for Work and Pensions provides £700 for low-income families to bury a loved one – which doesn’t allow for any extras
Article - Published in International Business Times - 22 December 2015
Only once the United Kingdom has a clearer idea on the numbers of our fellow citizens going without food on a regular basis, can we then mount an effective campaign for the elimination of hunger on these shores by 2020.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 22 December 2015
In a bid to save the Woodside terminal, Birkenhead and Tranmere ward councillors Jean Stapleton and Phil Davies, along with the town's MP Frank Field, are inviting residents to add their name to a petition