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.

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’

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.

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