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Research: LAUNCHED: The Future of Work for the People we Serve

by Liam Byrne | 09.10.18 | in: Research, Universities, Science & Skills

Parliamentarians, politicians and policy-makers from around the globe have come together to spell out the ten key challenges for spreading the risks and sharing the rewards of automation as new technology transforms the future of work for the world’s 3.2 billion workers. In a new book, The Future of Work for the People We Serve, […]

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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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We must clamp down on the social media giants that allow online harms against children

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

First published in The Telegraph The digital world is a place of dazzling opportunity for a young person, and endless dangers. The internet offers so much space for anonymity, so much scope to set foot in spaces out of bounds in the offline world, that it becomes easy to forget: children are still children, online […]

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Power to Change Capitalism for Good: Debate on the IPPR Economic Justice Report

by Liam Byrne | 11.09.18 | in: Video

Liam Byrne MP speaks at a debate on the new IPPR report available here: https://www.ippr.org/cej

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Research: Bill of Data Rights – Speech in committee stage of the Data Protection Bill

by Liam Byrne | 30.08.18 | in: Research | Tags:

Let me start with the argument for a Bill of Data Rights. Every so often we have to try to democratise both progress and protections. In this country we are the great writers of rights—we have been doing it since Magna Carta. Over the years, the universal declaration of human rights, the UN convention on […]

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Ayes to the Left Podcast: The Collapse of the Centre Left

by Liam Byrne | 10.07.18

Across Europe the centre left is in trouble. Of the 28 EU states only six have a left-wing government and most of those are minority administrations.In the last elections the workers party in Holland came eighth.In the French elections the socialist party’s Benoit Hamon came fifth with 6% of the vote.It is a similar story […]

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Research: The Rules Based Order Meets the New Silk Road: Britain and China in the 21st Century

by Liam Byrne | 10.07.18 | in: China, Economics, Featured, Foreign Policy, Research | Tags: , ,

Speech to Bath University, Monday 2nd July 2018 Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP   DOWNLOAD HERE Thank you very much for inviting me to speak today. It’s a great pleasure to escape the turmoil of the capital for the calm of your campus, for a discussion about what lies ahead. Not in the hours to […]

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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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