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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.

Birmingham based choir, the Wellbeing Choir are fighting to secure funding to keep singing and support their members, many of whom have mental health issues.

Birmingham will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a family day of Second World War-themed activities. VE Day, or Victory in Europe Day, marks the acceptance of the Allies of Germany’s unconditional surrender, bringing an end to nearly six years of war in Europe.

Steve McCabe, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Birmingham Selly Oak has congratulated the Council’s Planning Department for getting tougher on landlords who have submitted planning applications to create more multi bedroom student housing.

 

Steve McCabe said:

“Under David Cameron we have seen the lowest level of housebuilding in peacetime Britain since the 1920s. This cannot carry on which is why a Labour Government will build 200,000 new homes every year by 2020.

 

Local Bournville residents are outraged after learning that the Council’s Highways Contractors, Amey have decided that they will not be honouring the restrictions of Bournville’s conservation area by installing LED street lighting.

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