Primary Schools from across South Birmingham got together this week to showcase a range of activities taking place as part of the Health for Life in primary schools programme.

Steve McCabe MP has spoken out against a planning development in Selly Oak which would see a further 267 student style bedsits built in the already heavily populated student area of Selly Oak.

Steve McCabe MP has pledged his support to carers across Birmingham as part of the national Carers Week 2015 awareness campaign, which runs from 8-14th June.


There are 6.5 million people in the UK who care for a partner, relative or friend. In Birmingham Selly Oak Constituency there are 10,246 carers.


Steve McCabe MP has spoken about getting a fairer deal for consumers and giving Ofgem more powers to protect vulnerable customers.

This week Senior Officials from South Korean Industrial Group KICOX visited Birmingham to learn how the city’s industrial strategy could help shape the development of industrial parks in South Korea. First port of call was a meeting with local firm International Synergies who are global experts in industrial symbiosis. The South Korean visitors were particularly keen to know how industrial symbiosis methodology can be used to support economic development, reduce carbon and expand the role of green technologies.

Steve McCabe MP has welcomed news that the BBC is planning to bring 300 more jobs to Birmingham.

The BBC, which has been heavily criticised by local Birmingham MP, Steve McCabe for not investing enough in the region has announced this week that they will be bringing 300 new jobs to the city. The jobs will be based in the BBC’s HR and training arm and there are also plans to create a new HR Service Centre in the city.

Steve McCabe MP has spoken out against further Government cuts to the Access to Work Programme which supports disabled people in work.


The Government has announced an ambitious 26 Bill package closely modelled on the Tory election manifesto. The Prime Minister says it will deliver full employment and bring the country together but Steve McCabe says most of the legislation will never see the light of day and he doubts how embroiling the country in so much constitutional legislation will benefit anyone apart from political anoraks.


Concerned about the impact lengthy delays in the DBS application process are having in the West Midlands, Steve McCabe MP, Birmingham Selly Oak, has been pushing the Home Office for answers on delays to DBS checks.

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