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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Food bank

Featured News


Press Release - 14 February 2017
- Four projects running a total of 24 half term meal and fun sessions in North Birkenhead, Prenton, Rock Ferry, and Tranmere - Ten schools to receive fresh breakfast supplies in the new term, thanks to donations from Birkenhead residents

Latest from Frank

Press Release - 21 February 2017
Food bank
The Group will gather oral and written evidence over the next six weeks to try and gain a deeper understanding of the scale of the problem, its impact on children’s mental, physical, and academic development, as well as proposals for responding most effectively to it.
Article - Published in The Independent - 19 February 2017
Indy
A trial of a ‘yellow card’ early warning system helped hundreds avoid a loss of benefits – but the Government has not agreed to extending it across the country
Press Release - 17 February 2017
Commons Chamber
The Church is today presented with a plan to re-establish its guiding role, with the help of all the major world religions and Humanism, in the everyday lives of British citizens.
Article - Published in The Times - 14 February 2017
The Times
The key to prison reform is finding a way to curb reoffending rates — half of prisoners reoffend within a year of release. A strategy that gives inmates the tools they need to quickly earn a living at the end of their sentence is the key to cutting reoffending.
Article - Published in BBC News - 12 February 2017
BBC News
Committee chairman Frank Field MP said the collapse of the chain was triggered by "gross failures of corporate governance".
Press Release - 09 February 2017
Commons Chamber
Frank comments on last night's Commons vote on proposed amendments to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
- Published in The Guardian - 07 February 2017
Guardian
Sure Start began its life with an impressive focus on the most important aspects of the relationship between low-income mothers and their young children that play such a crucial role in determining those children’s life chances. It then morphed into an extension of the then Labour government’s welfare-to-work programme to help parents into jobs.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


31 January 2017
People working on the front line of Merseyside’s health and social care services have had...
04 January 2017
Might I please kick-off 2017 with a New Year’s resolution not only for Birkenhead, but for...

Frank's Tweets

Birkenhead MP: 'Children are turning up for classes hungry after going without meals during school holidays' https://t.co/iqQiHtZYbE
The APPG on Hunger has today launched an inquiry into hunger amongst children during the school holidays https://t.co/PB6nLVbRNU

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
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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