Posts in the category of: Labour’s future

Birmingham Labour: The Positive Offer 2016

by Liam Byrne | 25.04.16

http://liambyrne.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Bham-Labour-Manifesto-2016-final.pdf This morning I was delighted to help launch Birmingham Labour’s Positive Offer for Local Government ahead of the Council elections on Thursday 5th May 2016.   You can read a copy of the Positive Offer document by clicking on the link below. http://liambyrne.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Bham-Labour-Manifesto-2016-final.pdf Here I am launching the Positive Offer document this morning:     […]

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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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What basic powers should all citizens have?

by Liam Byrne | 03.11.15

  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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Labour must rewrite Clause 4, and put inequality centre stage

by Liam Byrne | 21.09.15

  Dear friends,   I thought you might be interested in reading my latest piece for the Guardian entitled; “Labour must rewrite Clause 4, and put inequality centre stage”.   You can view the piece here: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/21/labour-rewrite-clause-four-inequality-jeremy-corbyn-moderates   Or read it below. Very best Liam   Labour must rewrite Clause 4, and put inequality centre stage […]

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The Tories Trade Unions Bill is an attack on working people and on the Labour Party

by Liam Byrne | 15.09.15

  Dear friends,   Last night Parliament saw the second reading of this Tory Government’s Trade Union Bill.   The Labour party is completely united in its opposition to this pernicious Bill and I voted against it at second reading last night.   This Bill is a cynical attack against working people and the brilliant […]

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More data showing Yvette Cooper as the only choice for a radical, credible Labour Prime Minister

by Liam Byrne | 17.08.15

  It seems from yesterday’s reaction there’s a real interest in the facts about who’s now placed to unite all wings of the Party and give us a radical, credible Labour Prime Minister.   So here’s a bit more of YvetteforLabour’s internal data, based on thousands of phones calls over the last few weeks proving […]

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Only Yvette can beat Jeremy Corbyn – and give us a radical, credible Labour Prime Minister

by Liam Byrne | 16.08.15

    Only Yvette can beat Jeremy Corbyn – and give us a radical, credible Labour Prime Minister.    Last week, Yvette delivered an absolute game-changer of a speech in Manchester – and on the phones there’s been a brilliant response. Lots of people have said that they were voting for Jeremy Corbyn BUT are […]

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Your vote for the next leader of the Labour Party

by Liam Byrne | 15.08.15

Dear Friend, Lots of people are asking me for my advice on the Labour leadership contest – and who we want as our next Labour Prime Minister – so my advice is simple: vote for Yvette Cooper for leader, and Tom Watson as deputy. Here’s why. The Labour leadership is a tough job: it needs […]

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My analysis on the changing electorate

by Liam Byrne | 08.07.15

Dear Friends, Here is my latest analysis of how the electorate is likely to change between now and the 2020 election. This is a piece I wrote in the Telegraph and a piece by the Telegraph’s Chief Political Correspondent, Christopher Hope. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/labour/11721749/Liam-Byrne-Labour-must-target-the-over-55s-or-stay-in-Opposition-for-10-years.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/labour/11721697/Most-voters-will-be-over-55-at-the-next-election-research-shows.html Liam     By 2020 over 55’s could outnumber under 35’s by […]

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Labour Leadership and Deputy Leadership Hustings come to Birmingham – TOMORROW – Saturday 27 June 2015

by Liam Byrne | 26.06.15

  Dear friends,   In just a couple of months’ time we will be casting our votes for the next Leader and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.   Before voting opens, our Leadership and Deputy Leadership candidates are being put to the test in a series of hustings events being held across the country. […]

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