Resolution Foundation slides from Professor Stiglitz’ lecture on #inequality to the APPG on Inclusive Growth

Dear friends, Yesterday Professor Stiglitz gave a lecture on inequality to the APPG on Inclusive Growth at the Resolution Foundation. As part of the event, the director of the Resolution Foundation, Torsten Bell, gave a short presentation. You can see the slides from his presentation by clicking on the image below.

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Donald Trump is a warning to Britain’s politicians: we’ve got to get our act together – my piece for the New Statesman

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Dear friends, I thought I would share a piece I have written for the New Statesman ahead of Professor Joseph Stiglitz’s lecture to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth. You can read the piece below:   The shock and awe of Donald Trump’s surge is gruesome viewing for the millions of progressives who admire […]

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March 2nd, 2016

Reclaiming Idealism: Entrepreneurial Socialism and the Case for a new Clause IV

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested in the following pamphlet following my Policy Network speech earlier this month on ‘Reclaiming Idealism: Entrepreneurial Socialism and the Case for a new Clause IV’. Click on the first page below to open the pamphlet:  

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Policy Network Speech in Infographics

Dear friends, Yesterday I delivered a speech to Policy Network on entrepreneurial socialism, tackling inequality and the case for a #NewClause4. You can read the speech here. You can also see below my speech in six infographics:   1) Britain 2015: More Super Rich. More Super Poor.                     […]

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Interview with Amartya Sen on power to our citizens – Sept 2009

Following today’s speech on Rewriting The Rules, I thought I’d republish an interview I did with Amartya Sen in 2009 on how we put more power into the hands of our citizens….   ————————————————————————————   27 September 2009 Liam Byrne MP interview with Amartya Sen   LB:  Rawls talks about equality of opportunity as a starting […]

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What basic powers should all citizens have?

  Dear friends,   In my speech earlier today, calling for a #NewClause4, I promised to publish some work we did in Government on the basic powers we want to see in the hands of our citizens.   Today I am publishing these slides for the first time. Click on the first slide below to […]

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My speech on entrepreneurial socialism, the fight against inequality and a #NewClause4

  Dear friends,   I am giving a speech this morning at Policy Network called entrepreneurial socialism – it sets out how the Labour Party can unite around the fight against inequality with a #NewClause4.   You can read my speech here using this link here:   Byrne – How We Rewrite the Rules for Our […]

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My new version of Clause IV charts a way forward for Labour

Dear friends, You may have seen my piece on the Guardian’s Comment Is Free website on my suggested New Clause IV for the Labour Party. You can read the Guardian article here or below:     My new version of Clause IV charts a way forward for Labour When Jeremy Corbyn sealed his stunning leadership […]

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Make Midlands the UK’s enterprise and engineering capital – News from Liam Byrne MP

  Immediate Release News from Liam Byrne MP                                                                                       14/10/2015 Make Midlands the UK’s enterprise and engineering capital – Byrne   Liam Byrne will today call for the Government to hand powers to the West Midlands to become the country’s enterprise and engineering capital – but ask the government to show flexibility on demanding a metro-mayor […]

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