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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Press Release - 05 September 2017
Frank Field MP presents to the House of Commons a bill, with the backing of 126 MPs from across the House, to ensure that this summer holiday is the last one in which children go hungry.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in Sunday Telegraph - 12 November 2017
Telegraph
The motion is intended to lay down a formal marker that the Commons insists on changes to the roll-out. MPs, including some declaring support for the overall Universal Credit scheme, have warned that the delay is pushing poor tenants into rent arrears and turning many to food banks. It was put forward by Frank Field, the Labour chairman of the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, in order to draw support from the Conservative MPs campaigning for a reduction to the six-week wait.
Article - Published in The Times Red Box - 12 November 2017
The Times
The government has so far avoided taking instructions from the Commons on the urgent need to reform universal credit. After Thursday, there will be nowhere for the government to run.
Article - Published in The i - 11 November 2017
Indy
Senior MP Frank Field said the bureaucratic blunders had left families with little to live on for long periods, forcing them into debt and relying on foodbanks.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 10 November 2017
Wirral Globe
Spearheaded by Birkenhead MP Frank Field, the latest drive by the campaign will feed 1,400 children over the remainder of the school term through breakfast clubs with some schools even allowing families to take some food home with them.
Press Release - 09 November 2017
Walter’s death robs the Wirral and the wider Merseyside region of a towering ethical socialist who devoted the whole of his life to establishing the common good. To his family I send my sincere condolences.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 08 November 2017
Wirral Globe
In his latest column for the Globe, campaigning Birkenhead MP Frank Field urges readers' support for Wirral Foodbank and hits out at the Government's flagship welfare reform
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 06 November 2017
Liverpool Echo
Around 400 families are reported to be missing out on around £50 a week because the Conservatives are refusing to pay their full benefits, according to Birkenhead MP Frank Field.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


18 October 2017
Birkenhead once again led the country’s efforts to prevent children being hungry during the...
05 July 2017
Might I please thank Birkenhead residents for sponsoring a group of local volunteers who completed...

Frank's Tweets

It shouldn't take a Select Committee acting on a whistleblower's evidence to get a company to comply with worker pr… https://t.co/XJC00zEXCL
BBC News - Frank Field MP 'gobsmacked' by ESA pay-out errors https://t.co/geta0JTxmX
Mistakes in benefits claims could cost up to £500m - tens of thousands of people have been wrongly impoverished. DW… https://t.co/qugqpIjq8v

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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