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Liam Byrne is the Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Hodge Hill, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth, a member of the International Trade Committee 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.

Fighting for our fair share

Liam Byrne is the Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Hodge Hill, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth, a member of the International Trade Committee 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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Birmingham special needs inquiry launched

Today I launched an inquiry into the level of help and support given to Birmingham’s near 35,000 children with special educational needs and disability. I will hear from campaign groups, experts and the parents and families of children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) to find out how these kids can be better cared […]

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Tories to cut £13.7m from Hodge Hill school budget

I am dismayed by government plans to cut school budgets in Hodge Hill by a total of over £13.7 million between now and 2020. Following the publication of the Government’s consultation on the proposed National Funding Formula, I learned that the Education Secretary is seeking to cut primary school budgets in Hodge Hill by an […]

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New laws needed to end social media broadcast of evil

I’ve called on the Home Secretary Amber Rudd to propose new laws aimed at stopping social media companies conniving in extremists’ broadcast of evil. I proposed to the Home Secretary, who is meeting with social media companies, a set of ‘best in class’ changes based on ideas debated in the US, Germany and Ireland. Changes […]

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Birmingham’s Colleges Excluded From Apprenticeship Funding

Birmingham MPs have sent a letter to Robert Halfon MP arguing against the exclusion of Birmingham’s colleges from the register of approved training providers. You can view the full document by clicking on the preview below.

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[Petition] Stop the £14m Tory cut to our local schools

We the undersigned demand the Department of Education’s reverse plans to cut school budgets in Hodge Hill by £14 million between now and 2020.

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Stop the £14m cuts to Hodge Hill Schools

We the undersigned demand the Department of Education's reverse plans to cut school budgets in Hodge Hill by £14 million between now and 2020.

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