Posts by Liam Byrne

AI World Society Distinguished Lecture

by Liam Byrne | 11.12.18

A Bill of Digital Rights: The Case for a 34th Amendment AI World Society Distinguished Lecture The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP Wednesday 12th December 2018 Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation and House of Commons   Governor Dukakis, Mr President and Minister Taro Kono, friends and colleagues. Let me apologise at once for speaking […]

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European Committee: No Adequacy Agreement Guaranteed After Brexit

by Liam Byrne | 24.10.18

Key lines from Margot James ‘I cannot give a cast-iron timetable, [on securing the adequacy agreement] because I cannot speak for the European Commission, which is the vital party to such discussions. The ball is in its court’. ‘I cannot give him a categorical assurance that an adequacy agreement will be in place at any […]

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INFORMATION WARFARE: WINNING THE BATTLE AHEAD 

by Liam Byrne | 28.09.18

Immediate release Information Warfare: Winning the Battle Ahead Remarks to Club de Madrid/ World Leadership Alliance Conference Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riga, Latvia Thursday 27 September 2018 Thank you Madam President and thank you for the opportunity to speak here today. In the UK we’re very proud of our small part in your history and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Labour proposes new duty of care for social media firms to protect children online

by Liam Byrne | 17.09.18 | in: Young people | Tags: ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Labour proposes new duty of care for social media firms to protect children online  Labour will create a new duty of care for social media firms, demanding digital giants take action to protect children from online harms.  The announcement comes as Labour submits its evidence to the Information Commissioner for a new statutory code that will require tech firms […]

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East Birmingham’s Potential – Peter Brett Associates report

by Liam Byrne | 09.07.18 | in: Constituency news, Economics, Featured, Hodge Hill, Local News | Tags: ,

Read Peter Brett associates’ report on the baseline conditions of East Birmingham and North Solihull and the untapped potential in place.

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Liam Byrne welcomes breakthrough for Britain’s innocent victims of booze 

by Liam Byrne | 23.04.18 | in: COA, Featured | Tags:

PRESS RELEASE FROM LIAM BYRNE MP Liam Byrne welcomes breakthrough for Britain’s innocent victims of booze Liam Byrne, the founder and chair of the cross-party group in parliament for children of alcoholics, today hailed the government’s announcement of a £6 million package of help for Britain’s innocent victims of booze – the children of parents […]

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Labour pledges to tackle Birmingham’s “homelessness crisis”

by Liam Byrne | 24.03.18 | in: Featured, Local News | Tags:

EMBARGO: 24/03/18 0600 Labour pledges to tackle Birmingham’s “homelessness crisis” Challenges West Midlands Mayor to “start standing up for Birmingham” on housing and homelessness   The Labour party is pledging to tackle Birmingham’s “homelessness crisis” and is challenging West Midlands Mayor Andy Street to “start standing up for Birmingham” on housing. The party’s new housing […]

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Liam Byrne’s Speech to the West Midlands Regional Labour Conference, March 2018

by Liam Byrne | 06.03.18 | Tags: , , , , ,

There is so much to say in this debate: so much ground to cover. But in fact, I did not want the first word today, so I sat down with one of my colleagues who I felt should kick off today’s debate. Our Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell. And of course, yesterday, John declared that parts […]

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