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International Students – Crucial to UK Higher Education
Posted on: April 15, 2014
Universities are the jewel in the nation’s crown. They’ve educated us for centuries, producing great thinkers, great leaders and the great ideas that have helped to shape our country. They allow people to achieve their dreams and aspirations, to become…


Constituency News
Statement on Sunday Telegraph story on Park View…
Posted on: April 20, 2014
Commenting on the leaked Ofsted report to the Sunday Telegraph, Liam Byrne said: 'It is now imperative that we see the full Park View report I demanded three weeks ago. These are incredibly serious findings and parents, staff and the…


International Students – House of Lords Criticises Government
Posted on: April 11, 2014
Set up by the House of Lords, the ‘Science and Technology Committee’ has one simple, broad-brushed aim: “to consider science and technology”. Made up of some renowned scientific minds, they are, in many ways, the guardians of science in this…


Statement on arrests at Adderley School – 17…
Posted on: April 17, 2014
  Dear Friends   Just a quick update to say I have been briefed by the West Midlands Police this morning on the arrests at Adderley School. At this stage, its important to note two things:   (1) The arrests…


My speech – ‘Robbins Rebooted’ – 1 April…
Posted on: April 1, 2014
  Robbins Rebooted    Agenda 2030 and Britain's Higher Education Speech to Business in the Community: Role of Universities in Fostering Leaders   Tuesday 1st April 2014     Thank you very much.   It's a great pleasure to speak…


Birmingham’s Biggest Jobs Fair – Free to ALL
Posted on: April 17, 2014
  Dear Friends,   I've received exciting news about an upcoming jobs fair - Birmingham's biggest ever - on 6 - 9 May at Millennium Point.   See below for more details;   All the best   Liam    …


UK – China Leadership Forum visits Birmingham –…
Posted on: March 28, 2014
    http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/chinese-business-leaders-birmingham-bid-6889193 Chinese business leaders in Birmingham in bid to boost relations   The party will also meet officials from Birmingham University to discuss the university’s collaboration with a range of organisations in Guangzhou, the third largest city in China.…


Liam Byrne on World at One – 15…
Posted on: April 15, 2014
  Dear Friends,   I spoke to the BBC Radio 4's World at One today on the developments regarding Birmingham Schools.   You can read the transcript of my interview here below:   Liam     LIAM BYRNE – Birmingham…


‘University finance system turning into a money pit’…
Posted on: March 21, 2014
  The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills have now answered my Parliamentary Question on the RAB charge on student loans.   PQ No. : 2013/3264                                       THURSDAY 20 MARCH 2014   Liam Byrne (Birmingham, Hodge Hill): To ask the…


Statement on DfE’s announcement today – 15 April…
Posted on: April 15, 2014
  Dear Friends,   The Department for Education have now announced there next steps with regards to Birmingham schools. You can read the Department's press release and statement below as well my statement in response and the statement released by…


A bit of cheeky selective quoting from the…
Posted on: March 16, 2014
  A bit of cheeky selective quoting from the Sun on Sunday. They seem to have omitted the bit of my speech where I said:   '"Ed (Miliband) has done a brilliant job at setting the political weather and putting…


Byrne urges Birmingham to go it alone as…
Posted on: April 14, 2014
    Byrne urges Birmingham to go it alone as Gove fails to act   Liam Byrne today urged Birmingham City Council to set up its own comprehensive enquiry into local schools, led by an independent advisor, after a cross-party…


‘The Future of Work and The Earn While…
Posted on: March 3, 2014
The Future of Work and The Earn While You Learn Revolution Speech to Work Foundation Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP Monday 3rd March 2014   It’s a huge pleasure to kick off National Apprenticeship Week with a keynote speech to…


Joint cross-party letter from all Birmingham MPs concerning…
Posted on: April 9, 2014
  Friends,   I wanted to share with you a copy of the letter that I and the other Birmingham MPs, from all parties, have sent to the Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove MP requesting a joint Advisor-led Review…


‘We must rev up our relationship with India’…
Posted on: February 27, 2014
  Last week I led a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to India. Whilst on the trip I wrote an article on UK / India collaboration on Higher Education and particularly International Students for the Times Higher Educational…


Statement on Park View School allegations
Posted on: April 9, 2014
    Friends,   I thought you would appreciate an update on the situation in our schools. First, the school at the centre of the news, Park View school is a school I know well and it delivers simply outstanding…


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