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Press Release - 18 July 2018
Food bank
The full programme of meals and activities for children during the six-week holiday
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 13 July 2018
Wirral Globe
A community café and citizens' supermarket is heading to Pyramids Shopping Centre following a partnership with MP Frank Field's Feeding Birkenhead.
Press Release - 05 July 2018
Commons Chamber
Over 500 MPs are to receive a tree from the Woodland Trust, in partnership with Sainsbury’s, to link their constituency with the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. This campaign, led by Frank Field MP, includes both the Prime Minster and Leader of the Opposition.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 27 June 2018
Wirral Globe
New working parties have been set up in a bid to give a new lease of life to the town following House of Fraser becoming the latest casualty to announce its withdrawal. The parties will be made up of local Wirral councillors together with Birkenhead MP Frank Field, who will meet quarterly and “take day-to-day charge of plans to redevelop the town centre."
Article - Published in The i - 26 June 2018
Indy
Frank Field MP, who chairs the Work and Pensions Committee and previously delivered a scathing report on working conditions at Hermes, said the ruling "ranks among the most substantial judicial interventions ever to support vulnerable workers in this country".
Press Release - 18 June 2018
Commons Chamber
This latest inquiry will, over the next five weeks, gather evidence from Deliveroo riders in an attempt to supplement the evidence base on the living standards of workers in the ‘gig economy’, as well as the need for any additional safeguards.
Article - Published in The Sunday Telegraph - 17 June 2018
Telegraph
The Government was slow in waking up to the fact that our negotiating hand would be significantly strengthened if we had a plan B; a plan for what we would have to do if forced out of the EU without a favourable agreement. The same thinking needs to be applied now that the Brexit legislation implementing the referendum result is being tampered with in the Lords. Here we have a group of peers who have planned for a long time how they can defeat the legislation.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 16 June 2018
Guardian
Frank Field, the Labour MP and chair of the parliamentary work and pensions committee, has written to the business secretary, Greg Clark, asking if he would "consider a public inquiry into the extent and consequences" of the practice and if further protection for workers was required.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 11 June 2018
Wirral Globe
Birkenhead MP Frank Field has today tabled a tabled a parliamentary question demanding to know what extra resources are to be put in place to help staff affected by the closure of the town's House of Fraser store. He is also urging the chief executive of the stricken high street chain to consider placing the Birkenhead premises and workforce at the centre of his online shopping strategy, retraining redundant workers to meet the "next stage" of the business's development.
Article - Published in Sunday Times - 10 June 2018
Sunday Times
The “employment guarantee bill” is being spearheaded by Labour’s Frank Field and Conservative Sir Nicholas Soames, and has the backing of a cross-party group of more than 30 MPs.
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