admin's blog | Liam Byrne MP for Metro Mayor

Liam Byrne, Labour’s Shadow Mayor of the West Midlands, along with the Labour and Council Leaders of each of the 7 local authorities making up with the West Midlands Combined Authority, have written to the Prime Minister outlining their plan for a new ‘Right to Work and Right to Train’ to deal with the regions rising unemployment. 

A fortnight ago I set out the case for a plan to Save Live and Save Livelihoods. Since then, the case for this plan has only grown stronger and stronger. Covid has now claimed the lives of over 40,000 of our citizens including 5,000 in our region - and over 100 of our key workers.