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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Featured News


Press Release - 18 July 2018
The full programme of meals and activities for children during the six-week holiday

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in The Guardian - 10 August 2018
Guardian
This country desperately needs minimum standards of employment to stop exploitation in the gig economy
Article - Published in The Times - 08 August 2018
The Times
Frank Field, the veteran MP who chairs the Commons’ work and pensions committee, has written to Stephen Haddrill, chief executive of the Financial Reporting Council, demanding to know why the regulator has not published its report.
Article - Published in BBC News - 01 August 2018
BBC News
Labour's Frank Field, the committee chairman, said: "This is not the 1950s. Men and women work independently, pay taxes as individuals, and should each have an independent income."
Article - Published in Metro - 01 August 2018
Metro Newspaper
This is not the 1940s. Universal Credit unknowingly turns its back on decades of reform, which has tried to give carers of children, usually women, an income in their own right from the social security system.
Article - Published in BBC News - 30 July 2018
BBC News
The independent review is to be run by MPs Frank Field and Maria Miller and Baroness Butler-Sloss, the former president of the Family Division of the High Court.
Article - Published in BBC News - 27 July 2018
BBC News
Frank Field MP, who last year sponsored a private member's bill to require local councils to provide free meals and activities for children during school holidays, said the fund represented "the single biggest national effort in decades specifically to improve poorer children's access to meals and activities during the holidays".
Press Release - 24 July 2018
Commons Chamber
In a report published today by Frank Field MP and Andrew Forsey, Deliveroo is presented with a map and compass to help achieve its stated objective of striking a more just balance between flexibility and security for riders working with the company.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


26 June 2018
Bob Varney’s family buried him today and a large number of friends and admirers came to bear
27 March 2018
Councillor Julie McManus from Bidston ward came down and sat with me before the annual meeting of...

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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