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Redshift – Looking for a new England –…
Posted on: July 22, 2015
  Dear friends,   England is changing – and to win back power, Labour must change too. At the last election, England decisively shifted blue. Now Labour now needs a plan for a red shift. We believe progressive parties win…


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Redshift – Looking for a new England –…
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  Dear friends,   England is changing – and to win back power, Labour must change too. At the last election, England decisively shifted blue. Now Labour now needs a plan for a red shift. We believe progressive parties win…


Statement on OFFA Access Arrangements announcement – 16…
Posted on: July 16, 2015
  Dear all,   This morning OFFA, the fair access watchdog, has announced new access agreements with Universities which aim to ensure poor and disadvantage students are able to go to University.   More details here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-33537265   In response…


EDM on End of Production for the Land…
Posted on: July 21, 2015
  Dear friends,   I have today tabled an Early Day Motion to commemorate the very sad news that production of the classic Land Rover Defender is drawing to a close in the West Midlands. You can read the text…


Statement on CBI warnings of a ‘Skills Emergency’
Posted on: July 13, 2015
  The CBI has recently released the results of its survey of British employers views on skills – warning of a ‘skills emergency’. More details can be found here: http://news.cbi.org.uk/news/skills-emergency-could-starve-growth-cbi-pearson-survey/   Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP Shadow Skills Minister has…


Letter from Ofsted to Nicky Morgan on situation…
Posted on: July 15, 2015
  Dear friends,   Yesterday Ofsted published its latest advice letter to the Secretary of State for Education on the latest position with schools in Birmingham (including Park View and other Hodge Hill schools) and Tower Hamlets.   The advice note…


Statement on HEPI research on student migration –…
Posted on: June 25, 2015
  Dear friends,   Today HEPI has released the findings of it's recent survey of students' attitudes towards studying alongside international students.   Here's my statement in response:   "If we want to lead the world in science, research and…


Labour Leadership and Deputy Leadership Hustings come to…
Posted on: June 26, 2015
  Dear friends,   In just a couple of months’ time we will be casting our votes for the next Leader and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.   Before voting opens, our Leadership and Deputy Leadership candidates are being…


Science and Research – Westminster Hall Debate –…
Posted on: June 25, 2015
  Dear friends,   I thought you would be interested to read the transcript of an interesting debate on 'Science and Research in the regional economies' that I took part in yesterday in Westminster Hall.   Liam     Westminster…


Byrne secures Ministerial assurances on HS2 Washwood Heath…
Posted on: June 23, 2015
News from Liam Byrne MP Immediate Release                                                              23 June 2015   Byrne secures Ministerial assurances on HS2 Washwood Heath site   Liam Byrne MP has welcomed Minister Robert Goodwill MP’s offer to meet with him and HS2 officials to discuss…


Statement on Prof Wolf’s report on the Funding…
Posted on: June 24, 2015
    Dear all,   Following the publication this morning of the report by Professor Baroness Alison Wolf: ‘Heading for the precipice: can further and higher education funding policies be sustained?’ which raises serious concerns about the funding of FE,…


Campaigning this week – 13 April 2015
Posted on: April 13, 2015
Dear friends,   Here are the opportunities to get involved in our local campaigns this week. Here is where I and the team will be:   Today (Tuesday 14th April): 16:30 - 18:30 The team and I will be out…


Re-shaping the radical centre – lessons from the…
Posted on: June 15, 2015
  Dear friends,   You may have seen my piece in the Sunday Times yesterday on lessons for the Labour Party from this year's election. You can read it here or below:  (£): http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/article1568686.ece     You can access a set of…


My statement on today’s Ofsted reports on Park…
Posted on: March 24, 2015
  Dear friends,   You may have seen that Ofsted has brought out new reports today, including ones into Park View and Nansen Primary School.   You can see my statement in response here below: “I welcome today’s Ofsted report…


Liam Byrne MP statement on Tory plans to…
Posted on: June 12, 2015
  Dear friends,   You may have seen the report by the BBC's Newsnight last night on Tory plans to cut student maintenance grants. This is deeply troubling. You can read the full story on the BBC News website here:…


Unemployment figures – March 2015
Posted on: March 19, 2015
Dear Friends, I thought I would share with you some figures from the House of Commons Library on unemployment in Hodge Hill.  The total number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in February 2015 was 4,461. This…


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