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Frank Field has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Birkenhead since 1979. He served as the Minister for Welfare Reform in Tony Blair’s government but departed the post following differences with the Prime Minister. More recently, he was given the role of poverty czar in David Cameron's coalition government and is chairman of the Work and Pensions Select Committee. He is the author of many books, including Neighbours from Hell: The Politics of Behaviour and Saints and Heroes: Inspiring Politics.


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