Luke is a local Kings Heath boy and former pupil at Woodthorpe Juniors and Wheelers Lane Boys School. He left school at 16 and went to join the RAF, after completing his services he went on to study at Aston University and is currently completing his PhD at the University of Birmingham.


Steve McCabe MP and local Bournville residents are outraged at Lloyds Bank’s refusal to reconsider the closure of the bank branch in the heart of Bournville Village.

Local MP Steve McCabe spent an afternoon with Delphy the guide dog and his handler Andy Guile from Guide Dogs to explore some of the everyday challenges facing those with loss of sight.

Children’s safety has been put first after Steve McCabe MP and parents of Allens Croft Primary School have pushed for safer road measures outside the school.

Steve McCabe MP has hailed a small victory for local Selly Oak residents as Birmingham City Council’s Planning Department finally take enforcement action against rogue landlords.


He took the chance to claim things have never been better but the reality is GDP per head is still below pre-crisis levels and for most people things have never been so bad.



·         75% of constituents felt that things are moving in the wrong direction

·         86% of people felt that the number of low paid jobs in Birmingham is a major issue facing our city. The number of zero hour contracts has now reached 1.8 million nationally. These contracts mean no guaranteed hours or minimum pay for far too many working people.

Steve recently received information from a constituent relating to possible irregularities between the assessment of men and women who suffer from mental health issues; and their eligibility for ESA support.

Steve asked the Minister of State at the DWP to clarify the department's position. Please see the below links to the question and the Ministers' response.

On National Apprenticeship Week, Steve McCabe MP met with local apprentices from Bournville’s Cadbury factory to find out more about the apprenticeship programme and meet the people involved.

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