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Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 01 December 2016
Wirral Globe
HM Revenue and Customs has been castigated by Birkenhead MP Frank Field over the use of a US contractor to cut fraud in the tax credit system which saw tens of thousands of claimants wrongly stripped of their benefits.
Article - Published in Wirral Globe - 30 November 2016
Wirral Globe
Benefit sanctions that can plunge claimants into hardship, hunger and depression are being handed out with little evidence they work - a scathing report by the public spending watchdog has found.
Article - Published in The Times - 30 November 2016
The Times
Ukip was an accidental threat to Labour. It stumbled on disgruntled Labour voters and yet it picked up nearly a million by the 2015 election. Now that Ukip’s new leader, Paul Nuttall, is focused on wooing them, Labour faces an unprecedented threat.
Article - Published in Huffington Post - 22 November 2016
Huff Post
The NHS is the one institution created by the Attlee Government to which the British public still feel an unbreakable bond. And yet the bonds that keep the NHS itself intact are at breaking point.
Article - Published in The Independent - 21 November 2016
Indy
The proposal to penalise older people in social housing who 'underoccupy' their homes - revealed by The Independent – will be delayed by one year
Article - Published in The Guardian - 21 November 2016
Guardian
Labour MP Frank Field, the chair of the work and pensions select committee, asked the Health and Safety Executive to investigate after Hermes, which delivers parcels for retailers including John Lewis and Next, made the request to about 5,000 couriers. If they agree, some could work 20 days without a break starting from Monday. Black Friday is on 25 November.
Press Release - 21 November 2016
Food bank
Feeding Birkenhead has today extended its pioneering Food Bank Plus service to the end of 2018. The service has helped hundreds of people avoid having to make repeat visits to Birkenhead’s food banks, by resolving their crises there and then during a first visit.
Article - Published in The Sun - 17 November 2016
Rip-Off Britain
Veteran campaigner and Labour MP, Frank Field, has written to PM saying the striking move would be a powerful way to fulfil her pledge to help Britain’s struggling
- Published in The Guardian - 17 November 2016
Guardian
The truth is that no government in recent decades has built enough homes. But with post-Brexit interest rates being at the level they are, the prime minister has a mega opportunity to reverse this trend, thereby paving the way for progress on three fronts: boosting the supply of housing to buy or rent, initiating a serious programme of welfare reform, and meeting voters’ wishes for lower immigration.
- Published in The i - 17 November 2016
Indy
An investment and skills-led agenda which reduces the need for overseas workers, without harming the economy, offers Britain's centre-left a major opportunity to apply the lessons it has been served by voters.
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