Posts in the category of: Westminster

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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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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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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Birmingham MPs protest at Chancellor’s “£100 million Birmingham Bombshell”

by Liam Byrne | 16.03.16

Birmingham MPs protest at Chancellor’s “£100 million Birmingham Bombshell” Birmingham MPs will today use the Budget debate to protest at the Government’s £100 million ‘Birmingham Bombshell’ of unfair cuts and tax rises hitting the city. They will argue that the government has promised a fairer funding deal for Birmingham but has refused to introduce this […]

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Byrne stands up for businesses and workers by voting down Government changes to Sunday trading laws

by Liam Byrne | 10.03.16

**For Immediate Release**                                                  Thursday 10th March 2016 Byrne stands up for businesses and workers by voting down Government changes to Sunday trading laws Last night Liam Byrne MP stood up for Hodge Hill businesses and workers by voting down the Government’s proposals to relax Sunday trading laws. The Tories had proposed to devolve Sunday Trading […]

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Labour united on plan for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath

by Liam Byrne | 10.03.16

News from Liam Byrne MP – Immediate Release Labour united on plan for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath The Labour Party frontbench has given its full support to Liam Byrne’s campaign for 3,000 jobs at the old LDV Alstom site in Washwood Heath. This week Labour’s shadow Rail Minister, Andy McDonald MP proposed an amendment […]

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Byrne demands answers on children stranded in Calais

by Liam Byrne | 09.03.16

**For Immediate Release**                                                 Wednesday 9th March 2016   Byrne demands answers on children stranded in Calais Liam Byrne MP has demanded answers from the Home Secretary on what the Government is doing to help those child refugees stranded in Calais on their own. There are currently around 150 unaccompanied children in the Calais camp with […]

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BBC Newsbeat coverage of #IAmCOA

by Liam Byrne | 07.03.16

Dear friends, In case you missed it, I wanted to share with you some of the BBC Newsbeat coverage on children of alcoholics. BBC Newsbeat were very kind to cover our campaign launch here in Parliament. Newsbeat were contacted by so many people during the coverage of the campaign launch that they decided to run […]

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NACOA David Stafford Annual Lecture – Audio Clip

by Liam Byrne | 17.02.16

Dear friends, On Monday 15th February I gave the annual NACOA David Stafford Annual Lecture in the Houses of Parliament. You can listen to my speech here. With all good wishes. Liam

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Interview with Lorraine Show as part of COA Week

by Liam Byrne | 16.02.16

Dear friends, This morning I featured in a piece on the Lorraine Show on ITV talking about our campaign to support Children of Alcoholics. You can watch the piece which includes an interview with Calum Best sharing his story about life as the child of an alcoholic on my Facebook page here. All the best, […]

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