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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 13 December 2018
Frank Field said today: "This major success is the latest example of an important change being gained from an alliance of the Globe, local residents, and their MP.

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 16 January 2019
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field hosted the first Birkenhead Community Summit at the Wirral Deen Centre on Saturday 12th January. The Summit enabled community and faith groups in Birkenhead to get together and discuss issues that matter to the town, with the aim being to develop even stronger working relationships between different organisations so that resources and ideas can be pooled effectively.
Article - Published in The Daily Telegraph - 14 January 2019
The move follows years of campaigning in Parliament by Frank Field, the Independent MP for Birkenhead
Press Release - 11 January 2019
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field and Merseyside’s Chief Fire Officer Phil Garrigan have asked the fire services Minister Nick Hurd to confirm in the next funding settlement that there will be no further cuts to Merseyside’s fire and rescue service.
Press Release - 08 January 2019
Food bank
Five years on from the parliamentary inquiry that was conducted by a cross-party group of MPs and Peers, into the growing need for food banks in this country, Frank and Heidi will refresh the inquiry’s findings with a programme of visits to food banks and other frontline community organisations.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 07 January 2019
Liverpool Echo
The royal couple will experience four "good news stories" in the Wirral town after accepting an invitation from local MP Frank Field.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 03 January 2019
Frank Field MP warns the long wait for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a "recruiting sergeant for food banks"
Article - Published in The Guardian - 21 December 2018
Any party seeking to gain traction with young voters must surely seize upon these trends, by opening up apprenticeships to as many youngsters as possible and, in so doing, giving them a firm footing on the pay ladder once they have left school.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster

26 June 2018
Bob Varney’s family buried him today and a large number of friends and admirers came to bear
27 March 2018
Councillor Julie McManus from Bidston ward came down and sat with me before the annual meeting of...

Frank's Tweets

Universal credit claimants are being 'trapped in a downward spiral of debt and hardship'

Frank's Campaigns

Re-establishing a social contract from the ethics of the major world religions
Preventing poor children becoming poor adults
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
In 2014, Frank was selected to chair the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the Government's Draft Modern Slavery Bill
In 2013, then-Home Secretary, Theresa May, 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
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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