Unemployment Figures December 2015

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

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

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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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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Byrne welcomes new city drive for youth jobs in Hodge Hill

Press Statement – Friday 16th October 2015 ***For Immediate Release*** Byrne welcomes new city drive for youth jobs in Hodge Hill Liam Byrne MP today joined forces with Sir Albert Bore and Cllr Penny Holbrook to launch ‘EmployAbility Employers Convention’ – asking city employers to pledge new jobs for Hodge Hill young people. The convention […]

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Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill – Read my speech to the House of Commons 14 October 2015

  Dear friends,   Yesterday the House of Commons debated a very important Bill for the future of our community, Birmingham and the West Midlands.   The Bioll addresses some of the Government’s plans for further devolution, the creation of Combined Authorities and Metro Mayors.   You can read my speech below; if you would […]

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Unemployment figures – September 2015

  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

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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The Tories Trade Unions Bill is an attack on working people and on the Labour Party

  Dear friends,   Last night Parliament saw the second reading of this Tory Government’s Trade Union Bill.   The Labour party is completely united in its opposition to this pernicious Bill and I voted against it at second reading last night.   This Bill is a cynical attack against working people and the brilliant […]

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Unemployment figures – July 2015

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 July 2015 was 3,999. This is 1182 lower than in July 2014 and 14 lower than in June […]

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