Steve McCabe MP, Birmingham Selly Oak, is calling for the Care Bill legislation to be changed to ensure the NHS in England identifies and signposts cancer carers to support.

Local campaigners met with Steve McCabe MP to protest about the government’s determination to press ahead with the Coalition’s Lobbying Bill which will have minimal impact on commercial lobbyists who work for major corporations and big business but will have the effect of severely impeding the activities of small charities and other lobbying and campaign groups.

Christmas is an expensive time of year with many families feeling the pinch more so than ever before, it is really important that people who are eligible for home heating assistance are actually receiving this extra help!
9,000 homes in Birmingham Selly Oak constituency are eligible for assistance from their energy supplier with heating and insulating their homes. Findings from Home Heat Helpline show that 32% of homes in Birmingham are eligible for assistance and a total of 3.6million households across the country qualify for help.

Steve McCabe, Member of Parliament for Birmingham Selly Oak and Labour’s Shadow Children’s Minister, is reminding parents to make sure Christmas presents like tablets and smartphones are protected.

Steve McCabe MP, Shadow Minister for Children and Families has recently been consulting SEN specialist schools and organisations about the Government’s proposed reforms to SEN provision and met with Birmingham’s SEN Parent Partnership Service to discuss the implications for pupils with SEN.

Steve McCabe MP presented excited pupil, Ibrahim Tufail from Water Mill Primary School with a trip to Cadbury World. Ibrahim Tufail, age 7 was awarded the prize and a special certificate for coming second place in Steve’s annual Parliamentary Christmas card competition. The winning design came from Rachel Kirby from St Mary’s Church of England Primary School.

Steve McCabe MP advises constituents to know their rights when it comes to being confronted with unreasonable bailiffs and warns that bailiffs are not permitted to visit people’s homes on Christmas Day.

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Maria Eagle, joined Steve McCabe MP to visit Mondelēz International’s site in Bournville, the home of Cadbury, to meet apprentices, try some of the new Cadbury Christmas treats and see recent investment in the factory. 


Shabana Mahmood, who is born and bred in Small Heath Birmingham, became an MP in 2010 and has since shot through the ranks taking positions first in Labour’s Home Office Team, then as Shadow Higher Education Minister and now working closely with Ed Balls as Shadow Exchequer Secretary.


Steve McCabe MP contacts estate agents in his constituency to find out what impact the government’s Help to Buy scheme is having locally.

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