Bliss raises concerns about crippling financial costs for parents of premature and sick babies
Steve McCabe MP met with campaigners from Bliss, the special care baby charity, which provides support to families of babies born premature and sick across the UK to discuss the huge financial cost for parents of premature and sick babies.
“Where are the jobs in Birmingham and West Midlands?” asks Steve McCabe MP
Steve McCabe MP, Birmingham Selly Oak, has expressed concern that while national unemployment figures continue to improve the situation in Selly Oak constituency, Birmingham and the West Midlands leaves much to be desired.
Since February 2013 Steve McCabe MP for Birmingham Selly Oak has asked 35 parliamentary questions and made two Freedom of Information requests, both of which have been refused; in an effort to gain more information about who actually authorised the BostAgri Park and Airport aid project in Helmand Province, Afghanistan; how much taxpayer’s money has been wasted; what we
The campaign has been launched with the release of their report called ‘It’s not a game: the very real costs of having a premature or sick baby’,whichis based on a survey of over 1300 parents and 178 hospitals in England, Scotland and Wales. The report found that:
Walk down many streets in Selly Oak and Bournbrook and you will see building work being undertaken to convert 3 or 4 bedroom family homes into 7 and 10 bedroom accommodations. This work very often doesn’t have planning permission, doesn’t represent state of the art conversions for the young people who have to live there and takes no account of the likely impact on the local community.
The last few weeks haven’t been the best for Ken Clarke what with his revealing comments on rape and the shambles over the 50% sentencing discount but Labour can’t assume that because the Tories are...