‘Ministers don’t have a clue’ says Steve McCabe MP following damning National Audit Office report on Smart Meters Programme
Steve McCabe MP has slammed the Government’s failing smart meters programme as a damning report from the National Audit Office published today shows the Government won’t meet its target of installing smart meters in every home by 2020, the cost of the programme is spiralling out of control putting up household energy bills, and ministers have no way of knowing whether any forecast industry savings will ever be passed on to the consumer.
This World Diabetes Day Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham, Selly Oak) has welcomed NHS England’s announcement that from April 2019, the Freestyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring system will be made available to all those who are eligible.
Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham, Selly Oak) has written to the Prime Minister after she claimed that Freestyle Libre blood glucose monitoring system is available on the NHS. Steve has asked the Prime Minister to clarify her comments after being inundated with emails from people across the country saying that they do not have access to it.
WATCH: Steve McCabe MP slams the Chancellor for a Budget which fails to address the real issues facing our economy.
Steve McCabe MP has blasted the Chancellor for his comments during his Autumn Budget today where he told the House of Commons he was providing ‘one-off’ funding bonus to help schools buy ‘the little extras they need’.Read more
Steve McCabe MP, Birmingham Selly Oak has pledged his support for the Long Live the Local Campaign to help pubs in Birmingham, Selly Oak keep their doors open.Read more
Birmingham Selly Oak MP, met with leading cyber security experts to raise awareness of careers in this vital and expanding industry.Read more
Steve McCabe MP quizzes Department for Work and Pensions over staggering £1.7 billion underpayment of benefits
Taking evidence on the Work and Pensions Select Committee today, Steve McCabe MP asked the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Work and Pensions, Peter Schofield, to explain figures that show the Department has underpaid claimants a staggering £1.7 billion.Read more
MP tells Prime Minister to grant access to life-changing diabetes technology for the many not just the few
Today Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham, Selly Oak) asked the Prime Minister whether she would take action to ensure that the hundreds of thousands of people living with diabetes in the UK, who could benefit from the Freestyle Libre Glucose Monitoring System, have access to it like she does.Read more
During Department for Work and Pensions Questions in Parliament today, Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) questioned the Minister about how the Department will ensure that vulnerable people, particularly those with mental health issues and learning difficulties, are supported as they are moved over to Universal Credit as part of the ‘Managed Migration’ process.Read more