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- Published in The i - 17 May 2018
Indy
Today our Work and Pensions committee has published a report on employment support for carers. There are 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK and over half are trying desperately to juggle their caring role with paid employment. It’s tough and certain policies make it even harder.
- Published in The Times - 16 May 2018
The Times
Same old story. Same old greed. Today our select committees publish our joint report into the collapse of Carillion. It is the culmination of months of public hearings and consideration of mountains of minutes and company papers. That evidence pointed overwhelmingly to our damning assessment of the conduct of Carillion’s directors.
- Published in Liverpool Echo - 16 May 2018
Liverpool Echo
Damning new report reveals the 'relentless dash for cash' that left city's £335m hospital as a 'creaking monument to greed'
- Published in Huffington Post - 16 May 2018
Huff Post
Frank Field, chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee, said: “A board of directors too busy stuffing their mouths with gold to show any concern for the welfare of their workforce or their pensioners.
- Published in Daily Mirror - 14 May 2018
Mirror
EXCLUSIVE: MPs launched a probe tonight into the leaked Atos policy which they fear is an “incentive to ride roughshod over claimants”
Article - Published in The Guardian - 14 May 2018
Guardian
Failed government contractor used suppliers to ‘prop up a failing business model’ and conceal true debt, say MPs
Article - Published in The Independent - 13 May 2018
Indy
Frank Field, the chairman of the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, told The Independent: “It seems as though a small army of unemployed young people have fallen through the gaps in the safety net without any official data recording whether they are destitute."
- Published in The Sunday Times - 13 May 2018
Sunday Times
The government’s green paper on social care must form the basis of a longer-term funding settlement for the welfare state: a “strategic welfare review”, drawing lessons from the established strategic defence review.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 May 2018
Guardian
Committee of MPs says benefit ‘designed with little regard’ for sixth of UK workforce
- Published in The Guardian - 08 May 2018
Guardian
The aim of the bill I am drafting with Sir Nicholas SOAMES is to place the abolition of long-term unemployment at the heart of a post-Brexit reform agenda. It would do so by introducing a new duty under which the government guarantees six months’ paid work in the private, voluntary or public sector, for people who either have joined or are at risk of joining the ranks of the long-term unemployed.
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