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Liam Byrne is the Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Hodge Hill, Shadow Digital Minister, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth, and a proud supporter of the National Association of the Children of Alcoholics. He lives in Birmingham with Sarah, their children Alex, John and Lizzie and a highly excitable pointer, Soda.

Battling for a better future - for us

Liam Byrne is the Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Hodge Hill, Shadow Digital Minister, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth, and a proud supporter of the National Association of the Children of Alcoholics. He lives in Birmingham with Sarah, their children Alex, John and Lizzie and a highly excitable pointer, Soda.

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About Liam

Liam is a writer, reformer and campaigner. As a Cabinet minister he did some of the toughest jobs in Government serving as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Minister for the Cabinet Office and as the Home Office Minister responsible for immigration. Before entering politics, Liam was a Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard Business School and a technology entrepreneur. He has authored over twenty books and pamphlets, covering a wide range of topics from international trade to counter-extremism. He is a member of the Council of Europe and guest lectures at Oxford University.

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[PETITION] Save the Rohingya Muslims of Burma

The events in Burma have shocked lots of us in Birmingham – so this week 157 MPs came together in Parliament behind a letter to Boris Johnson, coordinated by Rushanara Ali MP, demanding pressure on the Burmese government to stop the violence and start the humanitarian relief. You can find the letter here. But to reinforce our […]

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Turbulent Times: Political Essays

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Research: Comment: Can allowing policy suggestions online change the way we think about democracy?

In the battle for votes, cyberspace is now almost as important as the doorstep as the place where elections are won. And that’s why it’s become a hunting ground for the trolls and election-winning cyber-specialists like Cambridge Analytica. So it’s time for the digital democrats to get their act together and step up the work […]

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Research: Comment: Teletext Tories unqualified to lead Brexit Britain through digital era

It was over 50 years ago that Harold Wilson laid bare a great political truth: the Tories don’t get the future. Back in 1964, Wilson practically won the election with the argument that the Edwardian establishment Tories were simply unprepared to govern in the jet age. How little has changed. And today it’s the Teletext […]

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More police for Birmingham

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More police for Birmingham

  

The Government has cut 2,000 police officers from the force in the West Midlands. It’s having a huge impact on our communities. That’s why I have been demanding, along with other Labour colleagues, that the Government recruits more police. Do you agree? Sign the petition below and share with your friends if you do.

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