18 Messages

Liam Byrne · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 7:07 AM

We deserve better than a muddled mayor

    Friends   I hope this finds you well and safe - and thank you once again to everyone helping our region battle through this terrible crisis.    Tragically, last week the UK became the country with the highest Covid fatality rate in the …
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
May 4, 2020 at 4:38 PM

Stopping the lockdown becoming a downturn

    Stopping the lockdown becoming a downturn Friends   I hope this finds you well and safe - and a massive well done and thanks to all those across the region working on the frontline as key workers, and as volunteers keeping our comm…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
February 4, 2020 at 1:55 PM

24 hours to vote, John!

    Just 24 hours left to vote, John!   Dear John   We're in the final 24 hours! Voting closes at 12 noon Wednesday (TOMORROW!) so click here to vote if you haven't voted already: https://secure.cesvotes.com/V3-0-0/westmidsmayor    1. Please…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
February 1, 2020 at 4:26 PM

Just 4 days left to vote, John!

    Just 4 days left to vote, John!   Dear John   We've now officially rung every single Labour member in the region and we couldn't have done it without our dozens of grassroots supporters like you - thanks!   Support is high but counts for…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
January 22, 2020 at 9:47 PM

Did you get my letter, John?

    Did you get my letter, John?   Dear John   This week I sent out a letter to every single Labour member in the West Midlands, sharing the story of our campaign. I hope you got yours!   We've also been hitting the phones and have found tha…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
January 19, 2020 at 9:02 AM

I'm on TV in ONE HOUR!

    Liam’s on BBC ONE in ONE HOUR!   Morning John! It’s been a busy week on the campaign with dozens of fantastic volunteers turning out to help us ring every single member in the region. On Wednesday we were joined by the BBC, who came to f…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
January 17, 2020 at 6:50 PM

It's finally voting time, John!!

    It's finally voting time, John!   Dear John   It’s finally time to vote for Liam for Metro-Mayor!   Ballots have now opened for Labour Members to vote for OUR candidate to take on the Tory Mayor Andy Street!   So it’s time to vote for …
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
January 13, 2020 at 10:00 PM

Can you help me become Labour’s candidate for the West Midlands’ Metro-Mayor?

    Can you chip in?   Dear John    Can you chip in to help me become Labour’s candidate for the West Midlands’ Metro-Mayor?   There's a crucial step in rebuilding Labour after our general election defeat - and I’m writing to ask for your help. Th…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
January 11, 2020 at 2:00 PM

West Midlands Mayoral campaign kicks off again

    Timetable anounced!   Dear John    A very happy New Year - and I hope you had an excellent break!   I’m delighted that  we FINALLY have a timetable for selecting our candidate for the West Midlands Mayor! I’m also really proud that we’re…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
October 27, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Now let's hit the phones!

    Now let's hit the phones!   Dear John   A massive, massive thank you for all your lovely help so far!   Next week, the campaign moves up a gear as the phone banks - and we’d love it if you could join us!   To begin with, we’re opening four ph…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM

I'm on the short list

    I'm on the shortlist!   Dear John    I want to thank you again for supporting my campaign to be Labour's Mayor in the West Midlands - and - to share some good news with you.   Yesterday, I was shortlisted to be Labour's candidate for West Midl…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
October 4, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Thank you

    Thank You   Dear John    Just a quick email to say a huge thank you for all the passionate support we've received for our Radical Compassion campaign.   This week nominations for the West Midlands Metro-Mayor closed and …
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
September 18, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Workers' Rights

    Workers' rights     Dear John    Let’s begin Labour's task of delivering the biggest ever extension of workers' rights - here in the West Midlands.   Last week, Jeremy Corbyn set out bold plans for the next Labour government to deliver the big…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
September 3, 2019 at 8:00 PM

We can end trickledown economics

    We can end trickledown economics Dear John   We can end trickledown economics - and begin a revolution in ‘community wealthbuilding’ here in the West Midlands.   This week saw a shocking new report from the Resolution Fo…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
August 25, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Our Plan for the Next Generation

    A Manifesto for the Next Generation   Dear John   A huge theme that emerged from our 100+ meetings with Labour members was the need for a radical plan to transform things for our young people. So - thanks to Young Labour members - we're launch…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
August 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Our Tory Mayor: Always in the picture. Never on the pitch.

    Our Tory Mayor: Always in the picture. Never on the pitch.   Dear John   As worries about a new global recession begin to mount, new data this week showed the West Midlands had the second worst growth in the UK over the last year - and our reg…
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
August 10, 2019 at 9:00 PM

Together we can tackle the moral emergency

    Dear John   On Friday I was proud to release a list of 50 more Labour colleagues who have joined our campaign for 'Radical Compassion'.   I’m so humbled that this campaign for the Metro Mayor is bringing together people from across our region, our party, and our …
Liam Byrne · [email protected]
August 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Let's make homelessness history

    Let's make homelessness history   Dear John   Yesterday, I set out what I see as the moral mission of the next Metro-mayor: to make homelessness history in the West Midlands.   Over the last three years I worked with homeless citizens, council…