Steve McCabe MP has joined campaigners from leading charity Alzheimer’s Society for Dementia Awareness Week. The week long campaign is taking place from 15th21st May and is seeking to increase understanding of dementia amongst the general public. It’s also hoped that the national campaign will raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Society’s services and how people can help and support those affected by dementia.

Steve McCabe MP is backing an awareness campaign on Sepsis, attended a life threatening and relatively unknown condition, which claims the lives of 44,000 people including 1,000 children every year in the UK. 

Steve has joined up with UK Sepsis Trust in calls for both public and healthcare professionals to be more aware of this silent killer. They are calling for the Department of Health to commit to a public awareness campaign, aimed at both adults and children solely on sepsis.

Steve McCabe MP has welcomed the first fuel banks opening in Birmingham which will help some of the most vulnerable people in communities across the city.

As ministers prepare to make a decision on the application to lift the ban on bee harming pesticides pressure builds to keep neonicotinoids off our fields this summer.

Steve has added his name to a growing list of MPs who are opposed to lifting the ban. Steve has heard from many constituents over the past few months about their concerns that the government may lift the ban and he has been campaigning in Parliament for transparency.

Local residents along with the help of Councillor Eva Phillips (Brandwood) and Steve McCabe MP and are delighted that Amey have agreed to resurface one side of Clandon Close which hasn’t been touched for 20 years.

Local community groups can now apply for a share of Tesco’s £12 million carrier bag charge fund for their environmental or greenspace project.

The developers of Beechenhurst House, Serpentine Road in Selly Oak are applying to add even more bedrooms to the existing 60 bedroom development in the heart of the leafy suburb of Selly Park.

Steve McCabe MP has welcomed news that NICE have approved access to a drug which tackles the underlying causes of life-limiting Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a condition that affects children.

Latest figures published by The Trussell Trust today show that foodbank use remains at record levels, rising two percent on last year.

Steve McCabe MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak is urging his constituents to protect themselves against rogue traders.

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