Frank Field MP
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Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 10 March 2016
Wirral Globe
Around four million households on pre-payment meters will see their power bills slashed and providers will have to share customer data to allow rivals to offer them better deals under proposals announced by the energy watchdog. The announcement was made just days after Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission - chaired by Birkenhead MP Frank Field - put energy companies in the dock for making Merseyside the nation’s "rip-off capital" when it comes to charging for gas and electricity.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 March 2016
The findings prompted the chair of the Commons work and pensions committee, Frank Field, to ask whether it was time to scrap the chancellor’s controversial state pension triple lock and if politicians should start guarding against poverty in younger households.
Article - Published in The Sun - 04 March 2016
Rip-Off Britain
Frank Field is leading a cross-party proposal for a fairer deal for prepayment meter customers by stripping down energy companies’ extra charges.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 23 February 2016
It’s time for a Bevan-type reform of health finances – the public would make greater NI contributions into a ringfenced mutual organisation to secure the NHS’s future
Article - Published in The Daily Telegraph - 23 February 2016
Poverty hits too many families when one parent can't work, so the new welfare state must work with the best side of human instinct
Article - Published in The Observer - 21 February 2016
Frank Field, chairman of the all-party work and pensions select committee, said that while the broad thrust of the reforms was to be welcomed, his committee would hold inquiries into claims of unfairness.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 19 February 2016
The DWP swiftly removed the adverts, posted by external firms, after the Mirror alerted officials to them yesterday. But other jobs in Dubai have popped up since - and Labour MP Frank Field, who carried out the research, says they are just a few examples among many.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 17 February 2016
Liverpool Echo
MP Frank Field aims to see an end to hunger in Merseyside's classrooms as he reveals help for this half term
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 17 February 2016
Frank Field, chair of the Commons work and pensions committee, said: “There is something really disturbing about the idea of people on their uppers having to incur a hefty phone bill just to talk to somebody about their benefit claim.”
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 17 February 2016
Wirral Globe
The cut will hit hardest in Birkenhead, where MP Frank Field is calling for all local authorities to warn affected families they need to have an "action plan" ready for when the axe falls.
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