Posts in the category of: Press Release

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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MY STATEMENT ON THE NO OUTSIDERS PROGRAMME AT PARKFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL

by Liam Byrne | 28.01.19 | in: Press Release

The No Outsiders programme has for 4 years, taught children that everyone is welcome. It’s been pioneered by one of the greatest schools in the country, at the heart of our community in Birmingham. As the dad of three children, I know that sex and relationship education is always a subject in which parents rightfully […]

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Birmingham’s children now city’s biggest food bank recipients

by Liam Byrne | 30.11.18 | in: Communities, Constituency news, Press Release | Tags:

Birmingham’s children now city’s biggest food bank recipients – Liam Byrne MP The numbers in Birmingham relying on foodbank parcels to get through Christmas is on the rise – and two thirds of Birmingham’s food parcels now go to children. The analysis was published by Liam Byrne MP, based on Trussell Trust figures, to mark this weekend’s […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Labour warns government over Brexit “digital heart attack”.

by Liam Byrne | 23.10.18

Labour warns government over Brexit “digital heart attack”. The Government has today (1) confirmed that it has not yet started negotiations with the European Union on the flow of personal data post-Brexit. (2) This shocking admission follows statements from the Brexit Secretary (4 September) that “real” progress was being made (3). A statement Dominic Raab MP repeated at European […]

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Birmingham’s Colleges Excluded From Apprenticeship Funding

by Liam Byrne | 28.03.17 | in: Press Release

Birmingham MPs have sent a letter to Robert Halfon MP arguing against the exclusion of Birmingham’s colleges from the register of approved training providers. You can view the full document by clicking on the preview below.

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Breathing space for families in problem debt

by Liam Byrne | 07.02.17 | in: Press Release

Liam Byrne MP has backed calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances as data from the Bank of England shows unsecured household debt rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis. Debt often strikes when people experience sudden changes in circumstances such as job loss or […]

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