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Press Release - 21 February 2017
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
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
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 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.
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
Article - Published in BBC News - 12 February 2017
Committee chairman Frank Field MP said the collapse of the chain was triggered by "gross failures of corporate governance".
Press Release - 09 February 2017
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
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.
Article - Published in Daily Mirror - 06 February 2017
US contractor Concentrix was brought in to cut fraud and tax credit errors, but many people complained that benefits were wrongly removed
Press Release - 06 February 2017
Birkenhead’s MP Frank Field today calls for Wirral’s Police force to improve its rates of response, both to local residents’ reports of crime and antisocial behaviour and to his requests for updates on what is being done to keep residents safe.