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Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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I am not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election.

Food bank

Featured News


Press Release - 25 April 2017
The Group’s Chair, Frank Field MP, comments that: ‘The evidence presented in this report is staggering. It shows us that not only are there children in this country who are exposed to hunger when they are not at school, but also that this exposure risks damaging their prospects of gaining a good education and living a healthy life.

Latest from Frank

Article - Published in The Independent - 02 May 2017
Indy
The Government has failed to deliver the £4bn of savings it was expecting to make after cutting disability benefit, according to new analysis.
Article - Published in ITV News - 01 May 2017
ITV
Labour MP and committee chairman Frank Field said: "While we applaud the leading role the UK has taken in tackling this 'barbaric crime', as the Prime Minister has called it, when you consider what is at stake, there is a shocking lack of awareness and co-ordination in the frontline services dealing with modern slavery.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 01 May 2017
Guardian
Work and pensions committee says employers force workers into bogus self-employment and free-ride on welfare state
Article - Published in Financial Times - 01 May 2017
FT
Select committee scathing of self-employment ‘myth’ that fails to fund welfare state
Article - Published in BBC News - 01 May 2017
BBC News
Drivers and couriers for companies like Uber and Deliveroo need full worker rights and not "bogus" self-employment status, MPs have said.
Article - Published in The Sun - 01 May 2017
Rip-Off Britain
Universities should face huge fines and international student quota cuts if students 'overstay' their visas
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 27 April 2017
Wirral Globe
Going hungry when classrooms are closed is a growing problem for up to three million UK children, MPs and peers say.

Frankly Speaking

Frank's Blog from Westminster


26 April 2017
The political parties now have only a few days left to write their General Election manifesto. I...
29 March 2017
The Hive holds great promise. It has been very much the brainchild of Councillor Jean Stapleton,...

Frank's Tweets

Thanks to Betty at Rose Court and a proud St George's Cross for contributing to another terrific day in Birkenhead https://t.co/avaODGtl1m
Child molestation cases should attract prison sentences with hard labour. If returned I'll table legislation https://t.co/VasT7vH6YK

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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