Liam Byrne, Labour’s Shadow Mayor for the West Midlands, has expressed his “profound disappointment” in the Government’s allocation to the West Midlands from its ‘Getting Building Fund’ which is worth just £21 per person in the region.
As Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games Bill completes its passage through parliament today (Thursday), Labour’s Shadow Sports Minister has welcomed the “massive opportunity” to extend participation in our region while the Shadow West Midlands Mayor has hailed the Games as “a festival of our amazing civic spirit”.
Liam Byrne, Labour’s Shadow Mayor of the West Midlands, has today called on the Tory Government to deliver a Green New Deal for the West Midlands that enshrines the right to work and a right to retrain for workers set to lose their jobs in the ‘CoronoCrunch’ when the government’s furlough scheme ends.
Birmingham Labour Party has called on Andy Street to prove he has the funding available to reopen Moseley Station, as figures reveal that there is a £52 million black hole in the Mayor's plans.
A planning application to reopen Moseley Railway Station to commuter trains was submitted by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) on Thursday May 21st. The Mayor unveiled his plans with a video on his Facebook Page the same day.
Liam Byrne, Keir Starmer and Labour mayors join forces to call on Government to seize “once in a generation opportunity” to tackle rough sleeping
Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Mayor of the West Midlands, has joined with Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, and Labour’s directly elected mayors to call on the Government to honour its commitment to end rough sleeping by seizing the “once in a generation opportunity” presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.