Embargo: 0001 Monday 11th February
Addiction treatment budgets cut again while alcohol A&E cases soar
Byrne releases annual audit ahead of Children of Alcoholics week.
Budgets for alcohol and drug treatment services are falling nationwide - with further cuts still to come - despite soaring numbers of A&E admissions due to alcohol misuse.
Free travel will be delivered for ‘WASPI women’ in the West Midlands after Labour Leaders have intervened to provide funding from their budgets. The move will be officially unveiled in the upcoming WMCA budget and will be a major boost to reduce living costs.
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.
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.
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 particular point during the negotiations’
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 we're prouder still to be your partner for the future.
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Labour proposes new duty of care for social media firms to protect children online
Labour will create a new duty of care for social media firms, demanding digital giants take action to protect children from online harms.