Steve McCabe MP ‘not surprised’ by rising crime levels

Member of Parliament for Birmingham Selly Oak, Steve McCabe, said today he is not surprised by the announcement that crime is rising.

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Local MP continues to highlight the scandal of childhood tooth decay

In his latest efforts to highlight the scandal of childhood tooth decay, which currently accounts for 160 youngsters having their teeth taken out under anaesthesia in England every day, local MP, Steve McCabe has written to the Chancellor pressing him to take immediate action to tackle the problem. In his letter, which has been co-signed by MPs from every party in Westminster, he has called on the Chancellor to utilise some of the money from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy to support a new national preventative oral health programme.

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Local MPs praise the work of Interventional Radiologists at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB)

Steve McCabe MP recently visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s interventional radiology department to see first-hand how the innovative treatment of delivered there can save lives and money in the NHS.

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Steve McCabe MP calls on primary schools across Birmingham to sign-up to Premier League Primary Stars to help support their teachers and pupils

The Premier League’s national primary school programme, Premier League Primary Stars, draws upon the excitement of the Premier League and young people’s interest in football to help inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills.

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Steve McCabe MP Fighting the Fakes in Selly Oak

Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) has joined national charity Electrical Safety First to raise awareness of the dangers surrounding the purchase and use of discount chargers and other electrical products that although cheaper, can also be less safe to use.

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PM spurns MP’s request to stop 1 million children losing school meals

At PMQs today, Steve McCabe MP drew attention to research by The Children’s Society showing how one million children are set to lose their free school meals under the Government’s Universal Credit proposals. He called on the PM to show some Christmas cheer and intervene. 

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Steve McCabe MP calls on Government to sign Blue Belt Charter

Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) has signed an early day motion (EDM 647) calling on the Government to sign the Blue Belt Charter and to reaffirm the UK’s leadership in ocean conservation.

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Local MP joins charity bikers delivering Christmas presents to children at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Steve McCabe MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak joined hundreds of bikers from across the region yesterday for a Charity Bike Ride to deliver presents to children and families at Ronald McDonald House at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

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MP tells Home Office Minister to crackdown on aggressive antisocial behaviour before it results in gang warfare

This week Steve McCabe MP  met with the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability (Victoria Atkins MP). The meeting was designed to follow up a number of issues Steve raised in a parliamentary debate in the Commons in October and had originally been arranged with Sarah Newton MP who left the Home Office in the recent reshuffle.

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Steve McCabe MP has called on the Government to ensure his constituents are able to seek assistance from Jobcentre Plus over Christmas and New Year

Local MP, Steve McCabe has signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament calling on the Government to ensure his constituents are able to seek immediate assistance from Jobcentre Plus over Christmas and New Year. The EDM, which has secured cross party support has been sponsored by Steve’s colleague on the Work and Pensions Select Committee, Frank Field MP.

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