Frank Field has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Birkenhead since 1979. He is a long-time campaigner on poverty, low-pay, and welfare, often seeking radical solutions to complex problems. He has served in government and chaired numerous reviews and Select Committees. In 2010 Frank chaired an Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances and now chairs the Foundation Years Trust to implement the Review’s main findings on how to prevent poor children becoming poor adults.
The event is co-sponsored by the Las Casas Institute for Social Justice (Blackfriars) and The Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics.