Liam Byrne MP today described new child poverty figures as “the census that shames us.”
The new figures from the End Child Poverty Coalition reveal:
Read here the letter Birmingham City Council leader Cllr Ian Ward has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget.
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I wrote to the Electoral Commission to ask if it is looking into concerns that Russian-backed adverts could have influenced millions of voters on Facebook ahead of the EU referendum and the last general election.
It's absolutely vital that social media giants come clean about foreign nations meddling in our debates. So it's now time for the Electoral Commission to demand full disclosure from them and demand it now.
Read the Electoral Commission's full response below.
The events in Burma have shocked lots of us in Birmingham - so this week 157 MPs came together in Parliament behind a letter to Boris Johnson, coordinated by Rushanara Ali MP, demanding pressure on the Burmese government to stop the violence and start the humanitarian relief. You can find the letter here.