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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Featured News

Press Release - 10 December 2015
One year on from its Feeding Britain report, a cross-party group of MPs and Peers, chaired by Frank Field MP, today publishes a route map to ending hunger as we know it in the United Kingdom.

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 02 February 2016
BBC News
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission has found that each year poor children are missing out on £440,000 worth of free school meals, to which they are entitled, and £1.1 million in funding towards their education. ?Frank Field MP, the Chair of the Commission, wrote to each Merseyside local authority asking whether they use their Housing Benefit records automatically to identify and then register all eligible children for free school meals.
Article - Published in BBC News - 01 February 2016
BBC News
Birkenhead MP Frank Field said it would help give children "the best start".
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 29 January 2016
Frank Field blamed mammoth waiting times at HMRC and its private contractor for leaving some of Britain's neediest in the breach
- Published in New Statesman - 29 January 2016
New Statesman
What about playing to Jeremy’s strengths rather than emphasising his weaknesses? Two qualities stand out. The first attraction is that he is genuine. What he says now he has maintained ever since I have known him. Many of his passions I share. The disagreement is in the way he puts these utopian goals as if they were an immediate programme for government. We also need to be trusted with the keys to 10 Downing Street.
Article - Published in The House Magazine - 29 January 2016
House magazine
"Jeremy is on the side of the downtrodden. But if you’re going to help that group, you’ve got to win power"
Article - Published in The Sun - 28 January 2016
Rip-Off Britain
Campaigning Labour MP Frank Field has discovered that it has taken up to four months for some hard up workers to start receiving their cash again
- Published in The Times - 26 January 2016
The Times
Clare Foges rightly draws attention to the havoc that gambling can wreak on mainly poorer households’ budgets (Tories must rage against the betting machine, 25 January). It isn’t one of the main drivers of household poverty, but where poverty does exist gambling almost certainly compounds it.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

13 January 2016
As always when I report back on our Feeding Birkenhead campaign, there is a mixture of depression...
06 January 2016
Might I begin 2016 with a plea to Wirral residents wishing to play their part in saving the ferries

Frank's Campaigns

Rip-Off Britain
Frank is campaigning against a series of rip-off charges facing ordinary people, and which add to the poverty premium faced by poorer households
The Home Secretary has asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
Investigating the root causes behind hunger and demand for food banks
Cool Earth
Protecting rainforests to help combat climate change
Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chanc
Seeking sustainable solutions to child and family poverty
Cash Machine Charges
Campaign for More Free Cash Machines in Deprived Areas
Combatting human trafficking in the UK and around the world
Promoting the vital importance of the foundation years
Balanced Migration
Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration
King James Bible Trust
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of 'The Book That Changed The World'
Poverty and Life Changes
In 2010 Frank chaired the Review, reporting to the Prime Minister
The Pensions Reform Group
Ending pensioner poverty

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