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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 131 MPs from across the House, to ensure that this summer holiday is the last one in which children go hungry.

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 22 January 2018
Food bank
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers today issues a rallying call to the Government, to look more closely at the problem of malnutrition in the elderly which is set to cost the NHS and social care £15.7 billion a year by 2030.
- Published in The Times - 16 January 2018
The Times
The key finding of a major study, that mothers with very young children report greater levels of unhappiness if they work full-time, should serve to reshape the political debate on equalising children’s life chances.
- Published in Financial Times - 10 January 2018
FT
Supported by a cross-party group of MPs, Sir Oliver Letwin and I are attempting to build a lifeboat for the British government. A motion we tabled before Christmas recommended that the immediate financial challenge should be met by raising additional hypothecated funds; and the long-term challenge should be met by reforming both the national insurance contributory base and local precepts along progressive lines to fund a National Health and Social Care Service.
Article - Published in The Times - 08 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field said that he would add it to a wider investigation by the parliamentary committee into companies that leave big holes in their pension pots before having to be rescued.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 21 December 2017
Wirral Globe
In October after a Globe petition backed by almost 10,000 readers, and delivered by Frank Field MP, David Allison agreed to review charging staff members £10 to park at Arrowe Park Hospital.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 18 December 2017
Guardian
Frank Field, whose story of a hungry constituent moved Heidi Allen to tears, says he is seeing destitution, not poverty
Press Release - 15 December 2017
Commons Chamber
'The Church made a major error on George Bell. The same authorities have now publicly said they did. There should therefore be quiet satisfaction and pride that a body so important can publicly correct itself. If only this could be replicated more, we’d be a happier nation.'

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

More than 1m UK older people risk 'withering away' from malnutrition https://t.co/z7Zkf5Y60r
Hidden hunger and malnutrition in the elderly https://t.co/MRIoHtfim3

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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