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NEW SUPPORT TO HELP THE SILENT VICTIMS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE

by Harry Kind | 23.04.18 | Tags:

Government Press Release on new COA funding   Children suffering at the hands of alcoholic parents will be offered a lifeline under new plans announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt today to help identify and support at risk children more quickly. The package of measures – backed by £6 million in joint […]

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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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WAITING LISTS SOAR AS BIRMINGHAM’S NHS FACES CASH CRISIS

by Liam Byrne | 28.02.18 | Tags:

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 […]

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

by Liam Byrne | 09.02.18 | in: COA, Featured, Research

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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