Posts in the category of: Policy review

A Metro-Mayor for the West Midlands – A proposal from Liam Byrne MP – 6 November 2014

by Liam Byrne | 06.11.14

  Dear friends,     You may have read my interview in the Birmingham Post this morning entitled; Midland mayor “could run policing, transport and support for business”   The news that Manchester has got the green light for a metro-mayor is great. As Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the last government, I worked hard […]

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One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science – 24 June 2014

by Liam Byrne | 24.06.14

  Dear friends,   This morning I will be sharing our Green Paper on Science entitled – ‘Agenda 2030: One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science.’   If we are to build an opportunity economy with high skilled jobs and the wages to go with them then science and innovation have to be central to our strategy. […]

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Letter to the Bishop of Birmingham from Shabana Mahmood MP & Liam Byrne MP

by Liam Byrne | 09.06.14

  Dear friends, This morning Shabana Mahmood and I have written to the Bishop of Birmingham on the subject of a inter-faith panel on education in Birmingham. You can see the text of the letter below:   Your Grace   Inter-faith Panel on Education in Birmingham   Further to conversations on Friday with yourself and […]

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Birmingham Steps Up Fight against Child Poverty – Conference Friday 11 April

by Liam Byrne | 08.04.14

    News from Liam Byrne MP Immediate Release   Birmingham Steps Up Fight against Child Poverty    Liam Byrne MP and Cllr John Cotton are stepping up Birmingham’s battle against child poverty on Friday by bringing together experts from across Britain to plan the city’s fight back.   The conference, which will be opened […]

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My speech – ‘Robbins Rebooted’ – 1 April 2014

by Liam Byrne | 01.04.14

  Robbins Rebooted    Agenda 2030 and Britain’s Higher Education Speech to Business in the Community: Role of Universities in Fostering Leaders   Tuesday 1st April 2014     Thank you very much.   It’s a great pleasure to speak to Business in the Community today.   I had to come and speak today in […]

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New Birmingham Labour Policy Review Discussion Papers

by Liam Byrne | 04.02.14

Dear Friends,   I have just sent out another two discussion documents for the Birmingham Labour Policy Review.   – Jobs and Growth – Local Environment, Anti-Social Behaviour & Crime   You can read them and other policy papers on the dedicated Birmingham Policy Review page of my website.   Liam

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Time to end private pension rip-offs – Labour call for ‘Pensions people trust’

by Liam Byrne | 16.07.12

Labour’s  Shadow Pensions Minister Gregg McClymont and I, are today publishing “Pensions people can trust” as Labour sets out its ambition to end private pension rip offs and create the world’s best private pension system for British pensioners. The Policy Review document, developed over months of consultation, sets out Labour’s new policy agenda highlighted […]

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Our policy review: next steps

by Liam Byrne | 01.10.11

At conference this year we published four reports which draw together what we heard from the public over the last year, and some of the emerging conclusions and findings from the shadow cabinet-led policy groups. These documents will now form the foundations of our policy work over the next year. If you’d like to debate […]

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National Policy Forum – 25 June 2011

by Liam Byrne | 27.06.11

Labour has spent the last six months listening, talking and debating with the public, our members and our partners – the biggest such exercise in our party’s history. At the National Policy Forum in Wrexham I reported back on what they said.

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Get involved in reshaping Labour

by Liam Byrne | 13.06.11

There’s now just over a month to go until the deadlines for submissions to Labour’s ‘New Politics, Fresh Ideas’ policy review and ‘Refounding Labour’ organisational review. We want to hear from you. If you can, come along to one of the special member consultation meetings organised for you. Click here to find out about the times and […]

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