Ian Byrne, MP

Ian Byrne is the Labour Member of Parliament for Liverpool West Derby, and an Officer of the APPCOG. Ian is also a member of both the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Committee and DEFRA, and a Vice-chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Charities and Volunteering.

Before being elected as an MP in 2019, Ian was a councillor to Liverpool City Council representing the Everton ward. In 2015, Ian co-founded Fans Supporting Foodbanks, a community initiative to tackle food poverty in Liverpool. Subsequently, in 2020, Ian launched a campaign for the Right to Food to be written into UK legislation.

Alongside this, Ian is a supporter of Liverpool Football Club and a committee member of Liverpool supporters' union Spirit of Shankly.

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