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Reclaiming freedom: The case for a 21st century bill of powers and duties

In this pamphlet, Liam Byrne MP calls for Labour to make freedom its defining cause once again


Freedom was the left’s first cause. Now it is time for Labour to reclaim it as its own, with tangible liberties: freedom from poverty and from fear and freedom to live a healthy life, to work in a fairly paid job and to participate in society. The pamphlet sets out the case for a new Bill of Rights and Duties in the best radical tradition — a Bill which would enshrine these liberties for the benefit of all of our citizens.

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Liam Byrne MP

Liam Byrne is the Labour MP for Birmingham Hodge Hill.


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