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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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Research: Britain’s Digital Future

How does the UK become the world’s most advanced digital society? In my first keynote speech since becoming Shadow Digital Minister, I will draw on my history of Britain’s entrepreneurial revolution to set out the roadmap for developing Labour’s digital manifesto over the year to come.

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Research: The places hit hardest by Brexit are the least equipped to prosper in the digital economy

The places hit hardest by Brexit are the least equipped to prosper in the digital economy, according to research I commissioned from the House of Commons Library. The research shows that the 95 council areas expected to be hit hardest by Brexit have average download speeds that are 65% worse than the areas hurt least […]

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Research: What was donated to the Leave campaigns during the EU referendum?

For those who take an interest in these things, here’s the data on the donations to the various Leave campaigns prepared for me by the House of Commons Library. Download a copy here. Download a copy here.

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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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