My speech to the House of Commons on the principles for a new special relationship with Europe

Below you can read the speech I made to the House of Commons on 29th June 2016 setting out the principles for a new special relationship with Europe. You can also watch the video of my speech here, or you can read the speech on Hansard here.   Liam Byrne MP I welcome today’s debate […]

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June 30th, 2016

A People’s Plan for the West Midlands

I’m afraid the rumours are true! I’m really grateful to friends across the region who asked me to stand to be the Labour candidate for the West Midlands Metro Mayor. But, I can confirm today what some of you know already… Before he died, I’d spent many hours talking things over with legendary Sandwell leader, […]

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Sport 4 Life Free Sports Leadership Course

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested in an exciting new opportunity for 16-25 years olds to gain a free level 1 qualification in Sports Leadership. The course is being offered by Sport 4 Life, a local Birmingham charity who aim to change the lives of disadvantaged young people between the ages of 12 […]

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National Lottery Funding in Birmingham Hodge Hill

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested to know just how much funding we’ve received from the National Lottery here in Hodge Hill. Since 1994, Hodge Hill has received a total of  £22,140,552 million in National Lottery funding, benefiting 422 local projects. Since July 2004, we’ve received £5,964,153 through 260 grants. In 2015 we […]

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Lord Sugar’s Enterprise Revolution Could Create 800,000 Jobs – Byrne

Embargo: 0001 Tuesday 31st May 2016   Lord Sugar’s Enterprise Revolution Could Create 800,000 Jobs – Byrne   Lord Sugar’s enterprise revolution could create up to 800,000 new jobs around Britain, according to new figures published by Liam Byrne MP today.   The Apprentice star has been appointed by the Government to encourage more people […]

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Young business leaders could create enterprise revolution with 800,000 jobs – 31 May 2016

  The Daily Mirror has covered my new research on enterprise in the UK, you can read the story below:   Young business leaders could create enterprise revolution with 800,000 jobs “Great entrepreneurs change history – by inventing the future. We need to help them or we’ll fall behind” An enterprise revolution could create 800,000 […]

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1 million leave the enterprise economy – Byrne

Embargo: 0001 Tuesday 24th June 2016   British enterprise economy going into reverse – Byrne   Britain’s enterprise economy risks going into reverse as new House of Commons library figures commissioned by Liam Byrne MP, reveals over 1 million people have left ‘entrepreneurial activity’ in the last three years.   The analysis comes as new figures show: […]

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