Rt Hon Frank Field

Frank Field is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Independent MP for Birkenhead, and left the Commons on 6 November 2019.

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Parliamentary career

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Representations

Birkenhead
Elected 10 times
3 May 1979 - 6 November 2019
Commons

Party affiliation

Independent
30 August 2018 - 6 November 2019
Labour
3 May 1979 - 30 August 2018

Elections contested

South Buckinghamshire
31 March 1966
Commons

Government posts

Minister (Department of Social Security) (Welfare Reform)
Department of Social Security
3 May 1997 - 28 July 1998
Commons

House membership

Commons
Frank Field
3 May 1979 - 6 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Spokesperson (Education)
Department for Education
1 June 1980 - 1 June 1981
Commons

Committee memberships

Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system
13 February 2019 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
6 November 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
31 October 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Work and Pensions Committee
12 July 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
28 October 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
10 September 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Work and Pensions Committee
18 June 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Draft Modern Slavery Bill
9 January 2014 - 3 April 2014
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
26 October 2010 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
6 July 2005 - 8 April 2010
Commons
Public Accounts Committee
15 May 2002 - 12 July 2005
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
31 January 2002 - 5 May 2005
Commons
Social Security
27 April 1992 - 21 March 1997
Commons
Social Services
17 June 1987 - 22 October 1991
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
17 June 1987 - 21 March 1997
Commons
Social Services
3 May 1979 - 23 January 1981
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