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Liam Byrne is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Liam Byrne sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the procedure is for small firms to apply for access to (a) Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and (b) cash grants of £25,000 to the smallest businesses in the (i) retail, (ii) hospitality and (iii) leisure sectors and (c) £10,000 for all business in receipt of Small Business Rates Relief and Rural Rates Relief.
I will be brief. In all emergencies, there is profiteering, and in countries such as the United States, where it has been prevalent for a long time, two thirds of states have legislation in place to stop profiteering. We need it here now because it is hitting the poorest communities hardest now.
The right hon. Gentleman is making an excellent speech. There will, of course, be many things that we learn, not just things we need to take out of the Bill but critical measures that we need to put in, so flexible legislation will be essential as we go through the emergency and learn things.
Labour MP for Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Entered the House of Commons on 15 July 2004 — Byelection
Liam Byrne campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
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Last updated: 16 Mar 2020.