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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Featured News


Press Release - 25 April 2017
The Group’s Chair, Frank Field MP, comments that: ‘The evidence presented in this report is staggering. It shows us that not only are there children in this country who are exposed to hunger when they are not at school, but also that this exposure risks damaging their prospects of gaining a good education and living a healthy life.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 27 April 2017
Wirral Globe
Going hungry when classrooms are closed is a growing problem for up to three million UK children, MPs and peers say.
Article - Published in Sky News - 25 April 2017
Sky News
Children who don't eat well in the holidays return to school "malnourished, sluggish, and dreary", a report by MPs says
Article - Published in BBC News - 25 April 2017
BBC News
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger warns too many children have to survive on crisps and energy drinks when school kitchens are closed.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 25 April 2017
Guardian
Cross-party group of MPs and peers cites evidence of children existing on diets of crisps when school canteens are shut
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 25 April 2017
Liverpool Echo
Shocking report shows even grandparents go hungry to feed children
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 20 April 2017
Wirral Globe
The data has prompted fears over the accuracy of the assessments
Article - Published in Thunderer - The Times - 19 April 2017
The Times
The parties now have only days to decide on their general election manifestos. One key area will be the proposal to merge the defence and overseas aid budgets. Parties would be wise to question the wisdom of such a move.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


29 March 2017
The Hive holds great promise. It has been very much the brainchild of Councillor Jean Stapleton,...
01 March 2017
Might I please thank local residents for the generosity and support they have shown yet again for...

Frank's Campaigns


SHC
Re-establishing a social contract from the ethics of the major world religions
FYT
Preventing poor children becoming poor adults
TCAT Logo
Supporting cathedrals to establish cathedral schools in their cities
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
JSC
In 2014, Frank was selected to chair the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the Government's Draft Modern Slavery Bill
MSER
In 2013, then-Home Secretary, Theresa May, asked Frank to lead an evidence review for the proposed Modern Slavery Bill
APPG
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
FYIR
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

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