Lord Sugar’s Enterprise Revolution Could Create 800,000 Jobs – Byrne

Embargo: 0001 Tuesday 31st May 2016   Lord Sugar’s Enterprise Revolution Could Create 800,000 Jobs – Byrne   Lord Sugar’s enterprise revolution could create up to 800,000 new jobs around Britain, according to new figures published by Liam Byrne MP today.   The Apprentice star has been appointed by the Government to encourage more people […]

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Young business leaders could create enterprise revolution with 800,000 jobs – 31 May 2016

  The Daily Mirror has covered my new research on enterprise in the UK, you can read the story below:   Young business leaders could create enterprise revolution with 800,000 jobs “Great entrepreneurs change history – by inventing the future. We need to help them or we’ll fall behind” An enterprise revolution could create 800,000 […]

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Birmingham Labour: The Positive Offer 2016

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  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 front cover below.   Here I am launching the Positive Offer document this morning: […]

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Labour Renewal for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – My piece for Progress

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Dear friends, I thought I would share with you an article I wrote for Progress on Labour renewal. You can read the piece below: Labour Renewal for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Just as the Labour movement was born in the giant factories of the Victorian age, so we will be reborn in the giant networks […]

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Labour needs a new brand if we’re going to take the fight to the Tories – my piece in today’s Daily Mirror

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Dear friends, I thought I would share a piece I have co-written with Nic Dakin MP, Shabana Mahmood MP and Councillor Caroline Badley for the Daily Mirror on the latest Red Shift report: Brand Labour: Communicating Our Timeless Values in the Brave New World of 2020. You can read the Mirror piece below: Labour needs to get to […]

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January 11th, 2016

Red Shift – Brand Labour: Communicating Our Timeless Values in the Brave New World of 2020 – 11 January 2016

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Dear friends, I wanted to share our most recent Red Shift report, Brand Labour, with you which we are publishing today. Click on the front page below to open up the PDF for the full report. You can read the executive summary further down. For more details visit: www.redshiftlabour.co.uk   Executive summary Labour needs a ‘red rose’ […]

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January 11th, 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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