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Press Release - 29 January 2018
Commons Chamber
In December 2017, 2,369 patients – 21.6% of all patients who arrived at A&E that month – waited longer than four hours before being admitted, transferred or discharged.
Article - Published in The Times - 22 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field, chairman of the APPG on Hunger, said: “Beneath the radar there are malnourished older people in this country spending two or three months withering away in their own homes, with some entering hospital weighing five and a half stone with an infection, or following a fall, which keeps them there for several torturous days, if not weeks.”
Article - Published in The Guardian - 22 January 2018
Guardian
The all-party parliamentary group on hunger says social isolation caused by bereavement, illness, immobility or confinement - such as through the loss of a driving licence - are the main causes of a largely "hidden" problem of elderly hunger in the UK.
Press Release - 22 January 2018
Food bank
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers today issues a rallying call to the Government, to look more closely at the problem of malnutrition in the elderly which is set to cost the NHS and social care £15.7 billion a year by 2030.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 20 January 2018
Mirror
It comes after a bill by Labour's Frank Field to make authorities enable such services failed to win Government support.
Press Release - Published in The Guardian - 19 January 2018
Guardian
Regulators and pension schemes under scrutiny from MPs investigating £900m deficit
Press Release - 19 January 2018
Commons Chamber
'Today marks the biggest move in over 100 years by a government specifically committing itself to a programme of work to eliminate child hunger. There's much more work to be done now through the government's pilot schemes and research, but a major step has been taken today to end hunger as we have known it in the school holidays and, in so doing, massively to improve the educational prospects of disadvantaged children.'
Press Release - Published in The Times - 18 January 2018
The Times
Frank Field, chairman of the Commons work and pensions committee, said that he would be writing to the Pensions Regulator and the trustees after seeing coverage of the issue in The Times.
- Published in The Times - 16 January 2018
The Times
The key finding of a major study, that mothers with very young children report greater levels of unhappiness if they work full-time, should serve to reshape the political debate on equalising children’s life chances.
- Published in Financial Times - 10 January 2018
FT
Supported by a cross-party group of MPs, Sir Oliver Letwin and I are attempting to build a lifeboat for the British government. A motion we tabled before Christmas recommended that the immediate financial challenge should be met by raising additional hypothecated funds; and the long-term challenge should be met by reforming both the national insurance contributory base and local precepts along progressive lines to fund a National Health and Social Care Service.
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