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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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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 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.

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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