Posts in the category of: Young people

Sport 4 Life Free Sports Leadership Course

by Liam Byrne | 06.06.16

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested in an exciting new opportunity for 16-25 years olds to gain a free level 1 qualification in Sports Leadership. The course is being offered by Sport 4 Life, a local Birmingham charity who aim to change the lives of disadvantaged young people between the ages of 12 […]

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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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Statement on news that Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School have been rated good

by Liam Byrne | 18.04.16

  Great news; Nansen Primary and Rockwood Academy, formerly Park View, have both been removed from Special Measures and are now rated “good” by Ofsted. Here’s my statement:   “This is great news for both Nansen and Rockwood Academy and recognises the hard work of so many at the schools and in our local community.” […]

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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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Gear Up 4 Work

by Liam Byrne | 29.02.16

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested in an exciting opportunity for 16-25 year olds called Gear Up 4 Work starting in the week commencing 21stMarch 2016 in Birmingham. Gear Up 4 Work is a six month training programme for 16-25 year olds Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs) who are struggling to […]

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