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Article - Published in The Guardian - 19 March 2019
Guardian
Frank Field MP, the chair of the committee, said: “We have heard sufficient evidence, and are sufficiently worried, to launch this inquiry to begin to establish what lies behind the shocking reports of people being forced to exchange sex to meet survival needs.”
- Published in The Times - 19 March 2019
The Times
There are two ways of building on the success of the national living wage (NLW) in countering low pay.
Article - Published in FT Adviser - 18 March 2019
FT
Independent Labour MP Frank Field has questioned The Pensions Regulator about what will happen to the Interserve defined benefit pension scheme and its members after the contractor was sold last week.
- Published in The Guardian - 14 March 2019
Guardian
The idea that, at this late stage, the UK should crash out of the EU without a deal is absurd. Large numbers of firms and jobs in manufacturing would disappear. The prospect of no deal has been kept on the negotiating table for two years, to give our negotiators some leverage, but any last-ditch attempts at seriously pursuing this destructive fantasy must be stopped. I voted last night to take no deal off the table.
Article - Published in Huff Post - 11 March 2019
Huff Post
Frank Field MP accused the Department for Work and Pensions of allowing the complex benefits system to cause “considerable distress” to people with a terminal diagnosis
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 09 March 2019
Liverpool Echo
The proposal has support from Birkenhead MP Frank Field
Article - Published in Cheshire Live - 08 March 2019
Food bank
Chester was the latest stop on a fact-finding mission by a pair of MPs seeking the end of the freeze on benefits which is making life even tougher for those in society who are struggling.
Press Release - 07 March 2019
His Church
The organisation, set up by Frank Field MP in 2014, recently provided meals and activities for 500 children during the February half term.
Article - Published in The Independent - 04 March 2019
Indy
In a letter to Amber Rudd, independent MP Frank Field, who chairs the committee, said the Joseph Rowntree Foundation had estimated that ending the freeze a year early would lift 200,000 people out of poverty and see 13.7 million people on benefits receive an average of £270 more.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 27 February 2019
Wirral Globe
Frank Field, the Independent MP who chairs the Work and Pensions Committee, said "enough is enough" when it came to cuts to those on benefits and advised the Government to take action next month when delivering the Spring Statement.
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