Posts in the category of: Communities

Hodge Hill Community Survey Results

by Liam Byrne | 17.03.17 | in: Communities, Drugs, Hodge Hill, Residents Meetings

Residents identified the fight against crime and drugs, improving the NHS and employment for younger people as their top local priorities. Washwood Heath, Shard End and Bordesley Green wards requested that their residents’ meeting address the issue of crime and drugs. Respondents from Bordesley Green requested a meeting on street cleaning. When asked if drugs […]

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West Mids People’s Plan on Facebook

by Liam Byrne | 10.06.16

We’ve set up a Facebook page for our new website on the West Midlands People’s plan. You can find the Facebook page by clicking here. There are already a few videos on there to give you some more information on the project. Make sure you like the page and share with friends so you can […]

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A video on the West Midlands People’s Plan

by Liam Byrne | 10.06.16

Friends, I’d like to share with you all a short video I made to launch the West Midland’s People’s Plan. You can watch the video by clicking here. Liam

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A People’s Plan for the West Midlands

by Liam Byrne | 10.06.16

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

by Liam Byrne | 06.06.16

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

by Liam Byrne | 03.06.16

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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Statement on unaccompanied child refugees – 25th April 2016

by Liam Byrne | 25.04.16

  Liam Byrne today urged MP’s to support the ‘Dubs amendment’ to require the government to reach out and support 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees.   The Hodge Hill MP has been highlighting the plight of unaccompanied child refugees in Parliament and in the Council of Europe. He recently challenged the Prime Minister on the issue […]

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Statement on news that Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School have been rated good

by Liam Byrne | 18.04.16

  Great news; Nansen Primary and Rockwood Academy, formerly Park View, have both been removed from Special Measures and are now rated “good” by Ofsted. Here’s my statement:   “This is great news for both Nansen and Rockwood Academy and recognises the hard work of so many at the schools and in our local community.” […]

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Byrne stands up for businesses and workers by voting down Government changes to Sunday trading laws

by Liam Byrne | 10.03.16

**For Immediate Release**                                                  Thursday 10th March 2016 Byrne stands up for businesses and workers by voting down Government changes to Sunday trading laws Last night Liam Byrne MP stood up for Hodge Hill businesses and workers by voting down the Government’s proposals to relax Sunday trading laws. The Tories had proposed to devolve Sunday Trading […]

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Labour united on plan for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath

by Liam Byrne | 10.03.16

News from Liam Byrne MP – Immediate Release Labour united on plan for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath The Labour Party frontbench has given its full support to Liam Byrne’s campaign for 3,000 jobs at the old LDV Alstom site in Washwood Heath. This week Labour’s shadow Rail Minister, Andy McDonald MP proposed an amendment […]

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