Posts in the category of: Local News

Winter of Compassion campaign launched to end West Midlands hunger

by Liam Byrne | 13.02.19 | in: Constituency news, Equality, Families and children, Featured, Hodge Hill, Liam's Latest, Local campaigns, Local Issues, Local News, Press Release, Social action, Universal credit | Tags:

Liam Byrne MP has today launched a new ‘Winter of Compassion’ campaign to help Midlands’ residents raise food donations for their local foodbanks.   The Birmingham MP was forced to develop new techniques for raising a tonne of food a month for his own Hodge Hill constituency foodbanks after uncovering a surge in Universal Credit […]

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Universal Credit: Hurting Birmingham

by Liam Byrne | 02.11.18

Universal Credit is hurting our city – greatly. Foodbanks report their busiest year ever.

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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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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 […]

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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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West Mids People’s Plan on Facebook

by Liam Byrne | 10.06.16

We’ve set up a Facebook page for our new website on the West Midlands People’s plan. You can find the Facebook page by clicking here. There are already a few videos on there to give you some more information on the project. Make sure you like the page and share with friends so you can […]

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A video on the West Midlands People’s Plan

by Liam Byrne | 10.06.16

Friends, I’d like to share with you all a short video I made to launch the West Midland’s People’s Plan. You can watch the video by clicking here. Liam

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A People’s Plan for the West Midlands

by Liam Byrne | 10.06.16

I’m afraid the rumours are true! I’m really grateful to friends across the region who asked me to stand to be the Labour candidate for the West Midlands Metro Mayor. But, I can confirm today what some of you know already… Before he died, I’d spent many hours talking things over with legendary Sandwell leader, […]

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Sport 4 Life Free Sports Leadership Course

by Liam Byrne | 06.06.16

Dear friends, I thought you might be interested in an exciting new opportunity for 16-25 years olds to gain a free level 1 qualification in Sports Leadership. The course is being offered by Sport 4 Life, a local Birmingham charity who aim to change the lives of disadvantaged young people between the ages of 12 […]

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