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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Featured News

Press Release - 24 June 2016
This is the first clear revolt against globalisation and its undermining of working-class living standards

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 29 June 2016
Food bank
Frank Field MP, whose local authority passed 8,274 Council Tax debts to bailiffs in 2014-15, is concerned that the abolition of Council Tax Benefit, and its replacement by discretionary local schemes, may have contributed to this ‘black hole’ in Council Tax revenue. Some of the poorest people in the country are now being asked to pay Council Tax for the first time in their lives, and many of them are simply unable to afford this extra cost.
Article - Published in The Times - 27 June 2016
The Times
The new Conservative prime minister will call an immediate general election. Labour must be in a position to win that contest and that requires a new leader.
Press Release - 27 June 2016
Dacre Hill
On Saturday, Councillor Moira McLaughlin and MP Frank Field visited the first house to be repaired. The remainder of the houses will be repaired within the next 12-18 months, to prevent the recurrence of mould and damp.
Press Release - 27 June 2016
Food bank
The Birkenhead result reflected the overall result in the country. While the other three Wirral constituencies voted to Remain, there were large shifts between prosperous and non-prosperous parts of the borough. The poorer the area, irrespective of its location in Wirral, the bigger its Leave vote was.
- Published in The Times - 25 June 2016
The Times
The referendum result heralds a resounding victory for those groups of voters who have lost so heavily from globalisation, which have largely been working-class people.
Article - Published in Prospect - 22 June 2016
We have lost far too many votes to Ukip—and may yet lose more
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 20 June 2016
As you consider how to use your vote on 23rd June we invite you to forget the scare stories put out by David Cameron and George Osborne and focus on the hard realities of what the European Union has become. With youth unemployment still at staggering levels and no controls on immigration it is clear that Europe isn’t working for workers.?

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

23 June 2016
Come Thursday, we all have a chance to vote about the future of our country. I am voting on balance
09 June 2016
I was really pleased last week to meet with a guide dog owner who had travelled down to Parliament...

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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