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
Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham, Selly Oak) has joined MPs, Councillors and Trade Union representatives from across the West Midlands, along with Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn, calling for an end to the Government’s disastrous austerity policy which has seen Birmingham City Council lose around 50% of its budget.Read more
Efforts to stop Vodafone building a Bournville telephone mast on the corner of Heath Road and Hawthorne Road have stalled after an alternative location could not be agreed. Steve McCabe MP and local Councillors Liz Clements and Fred Grindrod vow to continue the fight to stop the mast.