Posts in the category of: Work programme

Unemployment Figures February 2016

by Liam Byrne | 16.03.16

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in February 2016 was 3,814. This represents a rate of 8.5% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment Figures January 2016

by Liam Byrne | 17.02.16

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in January 2016 was 3,946. This represents a rate of 8.8% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment Figures December 2015

by Liam Byrne | 21.01.16

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in December 2015 was 3,782. This represents a rate of 8.4% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment figures – November 2015

by Liam Byrne | 16.12.15

Dear friends, I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in November 2015 was 3,887. This represents a rate of 8.6% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest of […]

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Unemployment Figures – October 2015

by Liam Byrne | 11.11.15

Dear friends,   I thought I would share with you all some figures I recently received from the House of Commons Library. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in October 2015 was 3,921. This represents a rate of 8.7% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 4th highest […]

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Unemployment figures – September 2015

by Liam Byrne | 14.10.15

  Dear friends, I thought I would share with you some figures from the House of Commons Library on unemployment in Hodge Hill which I’ve received today. The total number of unemployed claimants in Birmingham, Hodge Hill constituency in September 2015 was 3,987. This is 907 lower than in September 2014 but represents a rise of 31 when […]

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Visit to Washwood Heath Jobcentre

by Liam Byrne | 25.09.15

Dear friends, It was great to visit the jobcentre in Washwood Heath today and talk to the local team. They do some really great work helping people find employment and work experience. Here are some photos from the visit: All the best, Liam

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My speech to Labour Party Conference in Brighton, 23rd September 2013

by Liam Byrne | 23.09.13

Conference – It’s a privilege to open this debate, a debate we approach with a passion and care. That’s not a sign of weakness, that’s a sign of our strength. We are so much stronger and our policy is so much better for the work of Unison’s Liz Snape, the TUC’s Kay Carberry, for the […]

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The Work Programme is still failing

by Liam Byrne | 28.06.13

Three years into the parliament it’s failed over a million people. That’s nearly nine out of ten people on this flagship programme. Worse of all, the government missed every single one of its minimum targets and in nearly half the country, the Work Programme is literally worse than doing nothing. No wonder the benefits bill […]

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Trasnscript of the Second Reading of the Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill

by Liam Byrne | 20.03.13

For your reference, here is the link to the transcript of yesterday’s debate: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201213/cmhansrd/cm130319/debtext/130319-0002.htm#13031966001906

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