Frank Field MP
Your MP for Birkenhead
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Article - Published in The i - 26 December 2016
The depiction in the terrific and touching film, I, Daniel Blake, of a sometimes heavy-handed and rigid benefits system that plunges people (including the innocent and vulnerable) into hardship, rings true for many of my constituents and will need to be successfully navigated in 2017.
Press Release - 21 December 2016
Food bank
- Anti-poverty commission proposes major changes to the Bedroom Tax - Commission also launches legal appeal for families seeking exemption from the Bedroom Tax - New evidence shows that a large majority of families with children have cut back on food, gas, and electricity to pay the Bedroom Tax – parents are going hungry to feed their children
Article - Published in Liverpool Echo - 21 December 2016
Liverpool Echo
Anti-poverty group calls for major overhaul of hated tax after shocking findings
Article - Published in Huffington Post - 21 December 2016
Huff Post
The Liverpool City Region Child Poverty and Life Chances Commission found “a large majority” of families with children had cut back on food, gas, and electricity to replace end of welfare payment.
- Published in The Times - 13 December 2016
The Times
To prevent a postcode lottery emerging in the delivery of care, which looks likely under the government’s current proposals, a combined health and social service should be funded by a new, progressive national insurance system
Article - Published in The Guardian - 09 December 2016
Earnings are often less than minimum wage and ‘barely sufficient to sustain existence’, according to MP Frank Field
Article - Published in Daily Mail - 09 December 2016
Daily Mail
Labour MP Frank Field published a report into the working conditions at Uber
Press Release - 02 December 2016
Commons Chamber
- NHS faces a total funding gap of £67.7 billion over the next five years - Intensive care required through an immediate 1p increase in National Insurance which is supported by the public - National Health and Social Care Service funded by a new, progressive, National Insurance system, which grants a tax cut to low-paid workers, will secure the next stage in the life of the one institution of the Attlee Government which still commands the public’s affection
Article - Published in The Guardian - 02 December 2016
Ex-Labour welfare minister says new integrated service run on a mutual basis should be funded exclusively by national insurance contributions
- Published in The Guardian - 01 December 2016
I have put a proposal to the government that sets out to cover each of these points. I have proposed a network of public employment services, driven locally by Jobcentre Plus and sustained by City Deal funding, with the specific aim of helping low-paid workers to climb the earnings ladder and craft their jobs to match their skills and circumstances.
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