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After the Referendum: How We Renew Our Entrepreneurial Democracy

by Liam Byrne | 01.07.16

Below you can read a copy of the speech I gave at Birkbeck on how we renew our entrepreneurial democracy. After the Referendum: How We Renew Our Entrepreneurial Democracy Remarks to Birkbeck College on Dragons: Ten Entrepreneurs Who Built Britain Thursday 30 June 2016 Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP Thank you I can’t tell you […]

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My speech to the House of Commons on the principles for a new special relationship with Europe

by Liam Byrne | 30.06.16

Below you can read the speech I made to the House of Commons on 29th June 2016 setting out the principles for a new special relationship with Europe. You can also watch the video of my speech here, or you can read the speech on Hansard here.   Liam Byrne MP I welcome today’s debate […]

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

by Liam Byrne | 31.05.16 | Tags:

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

by Liam Byrne | 31.05.16

  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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1 million leave the enterprise economy – Byrne

by Liam Byrne | 25.05.16 | Tags:

Embargo: 0001 Tuesday 24th June 2016   British enterprise economy going into reverse – Byrne   Britain’s enterprise economy risks going into reverse as new House of Commons library figures commissioned by Liam Byrne MP, reveals over 1 million people have left ‘entrepreneurial activity’ in the last three years.   The analysis comes as new figures show: […]

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Infographics from my Dragons speech – 24 May 2016

by Liam Byrne | 25.05.16

  Here are the three headlines from my research which I published today alongside the launch of my new book Dragons: Ten Entrepreneurs Who Built Britain      

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Statement on unaccompanied child refugees – 25th April 2016

by Liam Byrne | 25.04.16

  Liam Byrne today urged MP’s to support the ‘Dubs amendment’ to require the government to reach out and support 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees.   The Hodge Hill MP has been highlighting the plight of unaccompanied child refugees in Parliament and in the Council of Europe. He recently challenged the Prime Minister on the issue […]

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My speech on Unaccompanied Children to the Council of Europe – 19 April 2016

by Liam Byrne | 19.04.16

I am in Strasbourg this week taking part in the UK delegation to the Council of Europe. Although this means I wasn’t able to take part in this morning’s important Westminster Hall debate on Unaccompanied Children in Parliament. Instead, I’ve just made the following speech to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, you can […]

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Prime Minister agrees to look again at plight of unaccompanied children in Calais following questions from Liam Byrne

by Liam Byrne | 21.03.16

**For Immediate Release**                                                                      Monday 21st March 2016 Prime Minister agrees to look again at plight of unaccompanied children in Calais following questions from Liam Byrne The Prime Minister has today agreed to look again at the plight of unaccompanied children stranded in Calais following a question from Liam Byrne MP in the House of Commons. […]

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Byrne calls on Osborne to axe PIP changes

by Liam Byrne | 21.03.16

**For Immediate Release**                                                  Monday 21st March 2016 Byrne calls on Osborne to axe PIP changes Following Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation, Liam Byrne MP is today calling on the Chancellor George Osborne to axe his cruel cuts to disability benefits. As opposition grows to these cuts, Liam Byrne MP is calling on residents to back a […]

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