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New Parliamentary report reveals ‘horrific’ impact of parental alcohol misuse

by Liam Byrne | 09.02.18 | in: COA, Featured

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 […]

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New child poverty figures are the census that shames us – Byrne

by Liam Byrne | 24.01.18 | in: Constituency news, Featured, Hodge Hill, Local Issues, National news | Tags: ,

Liam Byrne MP today described new child poverty figures as “the census that shames us.” The new figures from the End Child Poverty Coalition reveal: Three of the top ten constituencies where children are living in poverty are in Birmingham The government’s freeze on child benefits has led to a 7 point increase in child […]

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Turbulent Times: Political Essays

by Liam Byrne | 20.12.17

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Autumn Budget 2017: Letter to the Chancellor

by Liam Byrne | 21.11.17

Read here the letter Birmingham City Council leader Cllr Ian Ward has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget.

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Russian-backed political spending on Facebook advertising

by Liam Byrne | 26.10.17

I wrote to the Electoral Commission to ask if it is looking into concerns that Russian-backed adverts could have influenced millions of voters on Facebook ahead of the EU referendum and the last general election. It’s absolutely vital that social media giants come clean about foreign nations meddling in our debates. So it’s now time […]

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