Posts in the category of: Labour market

Unemployment Figures February 2016

by Liam Byrne | 16.03.16

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in February 2016 was 3,814. This represents a rate of 8.5% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Byrne wins bid for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath – 23 February 2016

by Liam Byrne | 23.02.16

Liam briefs the media at the Washwood Heath site. Byrne wins bid for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath   MPs have demanded that High-Speed 2 change its plans for the old LDV Alstom site in Washwood Heath to allow 3000 jobs to be created – 10 times more than the original plan.   The “instruction […]

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Unemployment Figures January 2016

by Liam Byrne | 17.02.16

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in January 2016 was 3,946. This represents a rate of 8.8% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment Figures December 2015

by Liam Byrne | 21.01.16

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in December 2015 was 3,782. This represents a rate of 8.4% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment figures – November 2015

by Liam Byrne | 16.12.15

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in November 2015 was 3,887. This represents a rate of 8.6% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment Figures – October 2015

by Liam Byrne | 11.11.15

Dear friends,   I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in October 2015 was 3,921. This represents a rate of 8.7% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest […]

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Policy Network Speech in Infographics

by Liam Byrne | 04.11.15

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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Joint MPs letter to Lord O’Neill on West Midlands devolution deal

by Liam Byrne | 29.10.15

Dear friends, Yesterday I sent a letter signed by 19 West Midlands MPs from across the political spectrum to Lord O’Neill, the Commerical Secretary to the Treasury, outlining the strong cross-party support for the negotiation of a significant devolution deal for the West Midlands. You can read a copy of the letter by clicking on […]

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Byrne welcomes new city drive for youth jobs in Hodge Hill

by Liam Byrne | 16.10.15

Press Statement – Friday 16th October 2015 ***For Immediate Release*** Byrne welcomes new city drive for youth jobs in Hodge Hill Liam Byrne MP today joined forces with Sir Albert Bore and Cllr Penny Holbrook to launch ‘EmployAbility Employers Convention’ – asking city employers to pledge new jobs for Hodge Hill young people. The convention […]

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Unemployment figures – September 2015

by Liam Byrne | 14.10.15

  Dear friends, I thought I would share with you some figures from the House of Commons Library on unemployment in Hodge Hill which I’ve received today. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in September 2015 was 3,987. This is 907 lower than in September 2014 but represents a rise of 31 when […]

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