Liam Byrne

The Rt Hon Liam Byrne is the Labour MP for Birmingham, Hodge Hill, and has been an MP continuously since 15 July 2004.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • 15 November 2021, payment of £1,250 and benefits of a value £850 from Abbott Barber Communications, 12 Warwick Road, Stourbridge, for a lecture at the ITT Conference, ITT, PO Box 217, 4-6 Crane Mead, Ware, Herts SG12 8WY. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2021)
  • 31 August 2022, received £2,500 from Head of Zeus – UK, 5-8 Hardwick Street, London EC1R 4RG, as an advance for a book. Hours: estimated at 250 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Swiss Foreign Ministry
    Address of donor: Presence Switzerland PRS, Bundesgasse 32, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights, accommodation, hospitality and local travel pass, total approx. value £2,300
    Destination of visit: Switzerland (Bern, Zurich, Zug)
    Date of visit: 10-14 April 2022
    Purpose of visit: Participation in a parliamentary study trip to Switzerland (Swiss-UK relations, finance and trade, science and innovation)
    (Registered 23 May 2022)
  • Name of donor: Ditchley Foundation
    Address of donor: Ditchley Park, Enstone, Chipping Norton OX7 4ER
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and hospitality, total approx. value £1,800
    Destination of visit: New York, USA
    Dates of visit: 22-24 April 2022
    Purpose of visit: Participation in conference on Geofinance: the impact of China, cyber security and other strategic issues on the global financial system.
    (Registered 24 May 2022)
  • Name of donor: Yalta European Strategy Ltd
    Address of donor: Third Floor, 95 The Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1HH
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and travel £1,262.66; accommodation £314.12; dinners/hospitality £450.06; total value £2,026.84
    Destination of visit: Kyiv, Ukraine
    Dates of visit: 8-12 September 2022
    Purpose of visit: Attending the Yalta European Strategy Conference, meetings with Ukrainian officials and members of civil society.
    (Registered 27 September 2022)
  • Name of donor: The Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & International Monetary Fund
    Address of donor: 66 avenue d'Iéna, 75116 Paris, France
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £ 2,635.00; accommodation £400; total value £3,035
    Destination of visit: Tanzania
    Dates of visit: 19-24 September 2022
    Purpose of visit: In my capacity as Chair of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and international Monetary Fund, to launch its Tanzanian Chapter.
    (Registered 10 October 2022)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • From August 2017, rental income from my London home, which is paid to my wife and is below registrable level: (i). (Registered 4 June 2018)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 2 May 2019, a Trustee (unpaid) of the Birmingham Museums and Arts Trust. (Registered 7 August 2019)