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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shocking new figures reveal that waiting lists are soaring across Birmingham’s NHS, while health chiefs are being forced to find savings of hundreds of millions of pounds. The figures, revealed through Freedom of Information requests by Liam Byrne MP, along with analysis commissioned from the House of Commons library show Since 2013: The number of […]
New Parliamentary report reveals ‘horrific’ impact of parental alcohol misuse 37% of child deaths and serious injuries through neglect linked to parental drinking A new parliamentary report lays bare the reality of damage caused by parents who drink too much. The report, published by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology following a request by […]