Posts in the category of: Hodge Hill

Photos from Health Centres Summit – Friday 22nd January

by Liam Byrne | 22.01.16

Dear friends, Today I hosted a Health Centres summit with Birmingham’s NHS leaders as well as the Council, Jobcentre and third sector groups to get two of Hodge Hill’s new health centres fully up and running. Here are a few photos from the summit:

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Government backs Byrne’s plan for world class Birmingham burial services

by Liam Byrne | 09.12.15

**ImmediateRelease**                                                                                                                             09/12/2015 Government backs Byrne’s plan for world class Birmingham burial services The government has backed Liam Byrne MP’s call for world class burial services for deceased loved ones in Birmingham. The support from the government follows a campaign by Mr Byrne to improve burial services for his constituents. Mr Byrne has been campaigning for […]

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Why I won’t support David Cameron’s plans for air-strikes in Syria – 2 December 2015

by Liam Byrne | 02.12.15

  Why I won’t support David Cameron’s plans for air-strikes in Syria   Dear friend   Can I thank you for getting in touch with your views on today’s vote on David Cameron’s plan for air-strikes in Syria. I am writing to tell you I will not support the government’s plan – and I want […]

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Photos from Faith Leaders Summit

by Liam Byrne | 27.11.15

Dear friends, Today I hosted a summit with the leaders of Hodge Hill’s Christian and Muslim communities to discuss how we can work together to tackle Islamophobia and radicalisation. Here are a few photos from the summit:

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HS2 concede fresh talks are needed on Washwood Heath site

by Liam Byrne | 26.11.15

**Immediate Release** – Thursday 26 November 2015 HS2 concede fresh talks are needed on Washwood Heath site HS2 today conceded in Parliament that fresh talks are needed to maximise jobs at the old LDV-Alstom site at Washwood Heath – currently earmarked for a marshalling yard. The railway firm made the concession at an extraordinary hearing […]

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Statement on West Mids Devolution Deal – 17 November 2015

by Liam Byrne | 17.11.15

  Dear friends,   You will have seen the news that the West Midlands Combined Authority has announced it’s deal with the Government to see more powers and funding brought to our region. You can read the Birmingham Post coverage of the news by clicking here: I have today released a statement on behalf of […]

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Report back on summit for first class burial services

by Liam Byrne | 09.11.15

Here’s a report back from our summit with the Coronor, and senior officials from the city council, the registrars and Heartlands hospital: First of all it’s clear that the Coronor and others are fighting to provide the absolute best service they can. They care. They’re compassionate. And they want to be the best. But what’s […]

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Burial services summit in the Birmingham Mail

by Liam Byrne | 06.11.15

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested to see the Birmingham Mail’s coverage of today’s summit to end the scandal of second class burial services in the city. You can read their article below and here. Families turn to pay day loan companies to meet funeral bills of £6,000 Grieving families are having to […]

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Byrne holds summit to demand first class burial services for deceased loved ones

by Liam Byrne | 05.11.15

**Immediate Release** 05/11/2015 Byrne holds summit to demand first class burial services for deceased loved ones Liam Byrne MP will tomorrow host a summit of Birmingham’s senior coroner, health and council chiefs designed to end the scandal of second class burial services. Byrne will be joined by fellow Birmingham MPs, Shabana Mahmood and Khalid Mahmood, […]

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Byrne challenges Nicky Morgan to add ‘compassion’ to the official list of British values

by Liam Byrne | 26.10.15

Immediate Release News from Liam Byrne MP                                                                           26/10/2015   Byrne challenges Nicky Morgan to add ‘compassion’ to the official list of British values    Liam Byrne MP today challenged the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan to add ‘compassion’ to the official list of British values celebrated nationally and promoted in the nation’s schools.   You can […]

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