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Byrne demands action on failing healthcare for homeless people as statistics reveal Birmingham tops the list of homeless deaths

by Liam Byrne | 25.02.19

Byrne demands action on failing healthcare for homeless people as statistics reveal Birmingham tops the list of homeless deaths Liam Byrne has today written to the head of the Care Quality Commission to demand transformation of care for homeless people as new statistics reveal Birmingham tops table for deaths of homeless people. New ONS statistics […]

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Deliver Free Travel for ‘WASPI women’ now, demands Labour

by Liam Byrne | 09.01.19

Immediate Release Deliver Free Travel for ‘WASPI women’ now, demands Labour Cllr Ian Ward, Jack Dromey and Liam Byrne unite to deliver call ahead of West Midlands Combined Authority budget.  Birmingham City Council and Labour MPs have today called on Metro Mayor Andy Street to guarantee free bus passes for WASPI women affected by the […]

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Winter of Compassion Cookie Review

by | 01.01.19

Necessary cookiesCookie Consent – Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain JSESSIONID – Preserves users states across page requests local_storage_support_test – The cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures. XSRF-TOKEN – Ensures visitor browsing-security by […]

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AI World Society Distinguished Lecture

by Liam Byrne | 11.12.18

A Bill of Digital Rights: The Case for a 34th Amendment AI World Society Distinguished Lecture The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP Wednesday 12th December 2018 Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation and House of Commons   Governor Dukakis, Mr President and Minister Taro Kono, friends and colleagues. Let me apologise at once for speaking […]

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Learning Society Discussion Paper

by Liam Byrne | 20.11.18

  People’s Plan for Digital: A discussion paper   The Fourth Industrial revolution will be, not an era of change – but a change of era. Great prizes lie ahead. Artificial Intelligence alone could add £10 trillion to the world economy by 2030. But it will also prove a time of huge challenge for many. […]

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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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European Committee: No Adequacy Agreement Guaranteed After Brexit

by Liam Byrne | 24.10.18

Key lines from Margot James ‘I cannot give a cast-iron timetable, [on securing the adequacy agreement] because I cannot speak for the European Commission, which is the vital party to such discussions. The ball is in its court’. ‘I cannot give him a categorical assurance that an adequacy agreement will be in place at any […]

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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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INFORMATION WARFARE: WINNING THE BATTLE AHEAD 

by Liam Byrne | 28.09.18

Immediate release Information Warfare: Winning the Battle Ahead Remarks to Club de Madrid/ World Leadership Alliance Conference Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riga, Latvia Thursday 27 September 2018 Thank you Madam President and thank you for the opportunity to speak here today. In the UK we’re very proud of our small part in your history and […]

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