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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jobs at high risk of automation by 2030 across English parliamentary constituencies Average no. jobs at risk Proportion of jobs at risk Total jobs at high risk Conservative Constituencies 14,014 30.7% 4,077,960 Labour Constituencies 15,142 30.3% 3,452,451 All English Constituencies 14,435 30.5% 7,766,225 The Impact of AI in UK Constituencies, October 2017, Future Advocacy
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 […]
Today sees the launch of the first ever manifesto for children of alcoholics at the House of Commons. The hard-hitting manifesto, published to coincide with International Children of Alcoholics Week, sets out a 10-point plan to help Britain’s 2.6 million innocent victims of drink – the children of hard-drinking parents. It is co-written by children […]
Submissions to this survey – along with those of children’s charities and medical experts – will form the basis of the first ever Manifesto for Children of Alcoholics.