Frank Field MP
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Press Release - 28 June 2019
Commons Chamber
Birkenhead asked with a collective voice for our vital care services at the Miriam Medical Centre to be protected and strengthened. Today, our voice has been heard.
Press Release - 27 June 2019
Commons Chamber
Millions of pounds allocated by the Government to feed some of the poorest children in the country is unaccounted for, according to a new report being published today.
Press Release - 26 June 2019
Food bank
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field is calling for a renewed effort from the Government to eliminate pensioner poverty in Wirral, by ensuring eligible households are receiving their full Pension Credit entitlement of between £50 and £55 a week.
- 25 June 2019
The Times
The government’s aim should be to retain a universal TV licence exemption for over-75s, as well as a universal winter fuel payment. This is the most effective method of ensuring those pensioners in need of support continue receiving it. ?However, as part of each scheme, arrangements should be made for those who wish to do so to be given the option of contributing sums on a voluntary basis, equivalent to what they would have received in exemptions or allowances, into a national fund that pays for less well-off families of working age either to gain exemption from licence fees or to receive help with their fuel bills.
Press Release - 24 June 2019
Food bank
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field is seeking an immediate increase in Government funding for Merseyside Police, on the back of data from the House of Commons Library showing that, between 2010 and 2018: - The number of full time equivalent (FTE) police officers employed by Merseyside Police decreased by 24.5%; from 4,516, to 3,409. The average decrease across England and Wales was 14.8%. - The number of reported crimes in Merseyside increased by 25%. The increases ranged from 50% in Wirral, to 34% in Halton, 26% in St Helens, 22% in Liverpool, 21% in Sefton, and 12% in Knowsley.
Article - Published in Church Times - 21 June 2019
Church Times
Shortfall in number of affordable houses built on church land
Press Release - 21 June 2019
Commons Chamber
In the next stage of his campaign to boost manufacturing in Merseyside, Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field is encouraging small and medium sized firms to sign up for new specialist support being rolled out across the North West.
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 19 June 2019
Liverpool Echo
Secretary of State accused of treating tragic Liverpool man like 'a lost package' after internal review
Article - Published in Financial Times - 19 June 2019
FT
FCA under pressure from MPs over guidance ‘not of an acceptable standard’
Press Release - 19 June 2019
Food bank
Frank asked for this data after helping an Oxton resident, who was served an ASBO for failing to cut back three trees in his garden to such a height that they would have died. On the back of the data supplied by the Council, he is asking them to enforce a policy of reforestation.
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