Articles by Liam Byrne
Liam Byrne is member of parliament for Hodge Hill

Keep centre

Liam Byrne MP  |  30 January 2012

Labour needs to find a new way back to a new centre-ground, argues Liam Byrne In the 1990s, progressives learned an important lesson about how to win elections: we built wide coalitions; we held firm to traditional values; but we freed the political mind for new solutions, new methods, new ways of doing business. We …

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Labour’s new bargain

Liam Byrne MP  |  13 June 2011

Read Liam Byrne's speech to tonight's Progress event: Opportunity for all, reform for all: reform and fair rules in welfare

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What this government doesn’t get

Liam Byrne MP  |  13 May 2011

The Tories misunderstand what responsibility between government and citizen means, says the shadow welfare secretary

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Age of anxiety

Liam Byrne MP  |  27 December 2010

PROGRESS REVIEW 2010: The ‘squeezed middle' debate goes to the heart of what Labour is about: ensuring the fruits of working people's labours are shared more equitably

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Age of anxiety

Liam Byrne MP  |  2 December 2010

The ‘squeezed middle' debate goes to the heart of what Labour is about: ensuring the fruits of working people's labours are shared more equitably

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Why did Labour Lose? and How Do We Win Again?

Liam Byrne MP  |  20 May 2010

    1. Introduction Why did Labour lose? What is the fastest path back to office? As Labour asks 4 million citizens to decide our next leader, candidates will need to prove they can work fast to learn the lessons of why we lost and what Labour must do next to win. In the election …

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Lost in the middle

Liam Byrne MP  |  20 May 2010

Liam Byrne looks at why Labour lost the general election - where and amongst which voters it lost - and how it can win again

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Progress’ autumn lecture series

Liam Byrne MP  |  21 October 2009

'No Place Left Behind - How we use new growth to fight poverty?'

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Connecting people

Liam Byrne MP  |  1 September 2009

Labour has an exciting opportunity to link community activists with the forces of political change, says Liam Byrne

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Unfunded promises

Liam Byrne MP  |  10 July 2009

Two years on since the Tories’ social policy group published its report the proposals still don’t add up

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