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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Food bank

Featured News

Press Release - 02 September 2016
The Feeding Birkenhead campaign which is spearheaded by the town’s MP, Frank Field, is equipping primary schools with the supplies they need to set up or maintain free breakfast clubs for the new term.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in The Times - 16 September 2016
Attlee showed that you need a vision
Article - Published in The i - 14 September 2016
Frank Field, the Labour chairman of the work and pensions select committee, who has led calls for an investigation into the company, said: “Concentrix’s reign of terror is drawing to a close. Again the Government has acted decisively in protecting vulnerable Britain.”
Article - Published in The Guardian - 14 September 2016
US firm Concentrix heavily criticised by Frank Field will not be given further work by tax collector
Press Release - 13 September 2016
Commons Chamber
Frank is urging the Government to give doctors the freedom to prescribe cannabis for cancer, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s sufferers for whom existing medications provide no or ineffective pain relief. Frank believes that cannabis should only be prescribed after doctors have given their judgement on its impact on pain relief as against any side effects.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 13 September 2016
Liverpool Echo
Birkenhead MP Frank Field calls for Government to legalise the use of cannabis for medicinal pain relief
Press Release - 13 September 2016
Commons Chamber
Frank Field MP, Richard Fuller MP, and Michelle Thomson MP have successfully applied for a Commons debate on the collapse of BHS.
Article - Published in The Independent - 12 September 2016
Wild West Workplace – Self-employment in Britain's ‘gig economy’ has been sent to Prime Minister Theresa May. It contains a series of allegations about the treatment of the men and women who fulfil deliveries for Hermes. It also argues that they pick up all the costs of self employment, for example, having to pay their own national insurance and pension contributions, while gaining none of the benefits.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

10 August 2016
We now know that almost half a million workers cannot afford to feed themselves and their families
02 August 2016
Council Tax emerged from last week’s Feeding Birkenhead meeting as a most pressing issue. It

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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