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Statement on UCAS admission service figures for 2014…
Posted on: December 19, 2014
  Dear friends,   This morning UCAS released their admission service figures for 2014.   You can read the full report here: http://www.ucas.com/sites/default/files/ucas-end-of-cycle-report-2014.pdf   My statement in response is below:   Commenting, Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills Liam Byrne…


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Byrne welcomes HS2 Committee call for Plan B…
Posted on: December 21, 2014
    Byrne welcomes HS2 Committee call for Plan B at Washwood Heath   Liam Byrne MP has welcomed a major breakthrough in the battle for jobs at the LDV-Alstom site earmarked for a marshalling yard.   Following a major…


My statement on the government’s apprenticeship pay survey…
Posted on: December 18, 2014
Responding to the publication of the government’s apprenticeship pay survey, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills Liam Byrne MP said: “These figures show the cold facts behind the government’s warm words on apprenticeships. Almost a quarter of young…


Statement on Ofsted letters to Saltley School and…
Posted on: December 19, 2014
  Dear friends,   In late November Ofsted sent inspectors into Saltley School and Nansen Primary School. They have released the findings of their inspections today which can be found here and here.   My statement is below:   “This…


My statement on the government’s science and innovation…
Posted on: December 17, 2014
Responding to the publication of the government's Science and Innovation strategy, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills Liam Byrne MP said: “After weeks of waiting for a long-term plan we’ve got a short-term muddle. Parts of this strategy…


Birmingham City Council sees further fall in unemployment…
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Dear Friends,   Great news, figures released today from the Office of National Statistics show that unemployment continues to fall in Hodge Hill - 17 December 2014.   The number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill as of November…


Time to Start Backing and Stop Attacking Our…
Posted on: December 16, 2014
There has been some press coverage of my speech. You can read coverage from the Independent here,  from the Evening Standard here, and a piece from me in LabourList here. I am also delighted to say that the visit was covered by…


MP warns of ‘NHS emergency’ with Birmingham hospitals…
Posted on: December 17, 2014
MP warns of 'NHS emergency' with Birmingham hospitals in danger of running out of beds   Liam Byrne speaks out as grim new figures show some hospitals at 96 per cent bed capacity   A BIRMINGHAM MP has warned the…


My statement on the government’s apprenticeship numbers: just…
Posted on: December 9, 2014
Responding to Vince Cable’s announcement on apprenticeship numbers, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills Liam Byrne MP said: “Today’s announcement is just more smoke and mirrors from ministers. We need more top quality apprenticeships and more opportunities for…


Hospital A&E crisis: Mum and sick child waited…
Posted on: December 16, 2014
Dear friends,   Please find below more concerning news on our local NHS A&E. I gave a statement to the Birmingham Mail on the story - see below.   We have got to get a plan in place to sort…


Labour Sounds Warning on DSA Changes
Posted on: November 27, 2014
In response to the government’s failure to consult on changes to the Disabled Students Allowance, Labour has pressed ministers to re-examine their ill thought-out proposals for reform. This comes in response to real concerns that have been raised by campaigners.…


Christmas crime prevention from West Midlands Police
Posted on: December 15, 2014
Christmas crime prevention from West Midlands Police All you need to know to keep safe at Christmas Our Christmas Safety Guide contains lots of useful tips to help you keep yourself, your home, your car and valuables safe over the…


My statement on the Government’s announcement on ‘Degree…
Posted on: November 26, 2014
  Responding to the government’s announcement on Degree Apprenticeships today, Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills said:   “Ed Vaizey’s meagre announcement of 150 new apprenticeships places is nowhere near enough to fix the country’s skills…


Heart of England hospital trust one of most…
Posted on: December 2, 2014
  Dear friends,   You may have seen my press release on Friday about the concerns that I and local Councillors have around the strain which our local NHS Trust (including Heartlands Hospital) is under.   The Birmingham Mail have…


Ministers sow confusion on student places chaos
Posted on: November 20, 2014
Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills Liam Byrne MP has attacked the 'wholesale confusion' in the Government's plan for expanding university places as ministers presented MPs with conflicting budget figures today.  In Business, Innovation and Skills Oral Questions in…


Hodge Hill weekly crime data figures and detail:…
Posted on: November 28, 2014
Weekly Crime figures and detail Date Range: 20th -27th November 2014 Recorded Crime 29 ASB Incidents 1       Headlines There has been one burglary this week – Eastbourne Avenue where persons faced a window to secure entry, nothing…


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