Steve McCabe MP shows support for charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young, as it launched an inspiring new resource for young people who have been diagnosed with a ‘hidden’ yet potentially fatal heart condition.

Steve McCabe MP heard Together for Short Lives’ eight priorities for the next Parliament and the steps needed to transform children’s palliative care to significantly improve the lives of children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

A cross party group of MPs have called for a 'fair share' of BBC investment in the Midlands at a breakfast meeting with executives from the corporation today. Delivering a petition from the Campaign for Regional Broadcasting, that has gathered over 4000 signatures of support, the MP's pressed the BBC to increase network TV and radio production in the region.


The event, organised by disability charity Scope, was part of the ‘Britain Cares’ Campaign, which is calling on the Government to ensure that disabled people receive the care and support they need. The Care Bill will be debated by MPs in the House of Commons for the first time in the coming weeks.


Steve McCabe MP backs eye research which prioritises patients needs to improve support for those living with sight loss.

Much is being done in the field of research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease but many questions remain unanswered. A report outlining patients’ priorities for eye research was launched on 9 October on the eve of World Sight Day.

Steve McCabe MP joined Arthritis Research UK in raising awareness of arthritis and the devastating impact it has on 1 in 6 people in the UK.

Arthritis Research UK are calling for changes to improve the health and wellbeing for people living with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.Arthritis Research UK is the leading authority on arthritis in the UK, conducting scientific and medical research into all types of arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions.

Steve McCabe MP has backed the call from charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer to make the issue of access to drugs a top priority, and help put breast cancer back on the agenda.

Breakthrough Breast Cancer have called on the Government to bring about a new focus on breast cancer, with a priority of introducing a fairer system through which effective new treatments are routinely made available to patients who are living with secondary breast cancer.


Alzheimer’s Society campaigners launched their Dementia Friends initiative in February earlier this year. Dementia Friends aims to help people understand what it might be like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. Alzheimer’s Society is aiming to have one million Dementia Friends by 2015, to help make England more dementia-friendly and improve the lives of the 650,000 people currently living with the condition.



Over the last 10 years wear it pink has raised a staggering £23 million and on Friday 25October 2013 people will come together in schools, colleges and businesses throughout the country to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Campaign’s lifesaving research.



It’s not clear what purpose military action was designed to achieve. To destroy Assad’s chemical weapons would require very specific intelligence and targeting and be unlikely to succeed without killing a large number of innocent civilians and releasing toxins into the atmosphere. A punitive missile strike risked the life of innocent civilians and meant taking sides in a civil war.

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