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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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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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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Red Shift report launch at Labour Conference

Dear friends, Yesterday, Shabana Mahmood MP, Nic Dakin MP, Cllr Caroline Badley and I launched the very first Red Shift report ‘Looking for a New England’ at Labour Party Conference. Here are a few pictures from the launch:     In case you were not able to attend the launch or have not had a […]

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

  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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‘Ending the gap between classroom and career: Labour’s next steps in skills and higher education reform’ – my speech at the City of Westminster College – 7 July 2014

  Dear friends,   This morning I gave a speech to the City of Westminster College entitled; ‘Ending the gap between classroom and career: Labour’s next steps in skills and higher education reform’.   See the full text below:   Ending the gap between classroom and career: Labour’s next steps in skills and higher education […]

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Liam Byrne welcomes Royal Society’s ‘Vision’ report on Maths and Science Education – 26 June 2014

  Dear friends,   I wanted to let you know about the Royal Society’s excellent Vision report for science and mathematics education. You can access the full pdf copy here.   Published on Thursday, just two days after our science green paper, this is an insightful reminder of the kind of ‘supply line’ of science […]

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My speech to Parliamentary Links Day 2014 – Launching Labour’s Green Paper on Science – 24 June 2014

  Dear friends,   It was an honour to launch Labour’s Science Green Paper, entitled: Agenda 2030: One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science and Innovation, this morning at the annual Parliamentary Links Day 2014.   You can read the paper here.   My speech is in full below:   ————————————————————————————————————————–   Strengthen British Science and Strengthen Britain […]

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One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science – 24 June 2014

  Dear friends,   This morning I will be sharing our Green Paper on Science entitled – ‘Agenda 2030: One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science.’   If we are to build an opportunity economy with high skilled jobs and the wages to go with them then science and innovation have to be central to our strategy. […]

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‘Inclusive Growth’ – My speech to the Oxford Martin School – 5 June 2014

Download PDF here View my slides here Watch my speech on YouTube here ———————————————————————————- Inclusive Growth: How New Ambitions and New Alliances Can Rebuild the Opportunity Economy Speech to Oxford Martin School Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP Thursday 5th June 2014   It’s a real pleasure to speak here at the Oxford Martin School today. In […]

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