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Steve McCabe MP proposed an Early Day Motion which called for the House of Commons to recognise the huge impact the cuts to local authority grants will have on Birmingham City Council.

 

Steve McCabe MP pledged support for the Meningitis Research Foundation’s ‘Meningitis Matters’ campaign. Bringing together parliamentarians as well as leading healthcare professionals, the event marked the culmination of a day of action in Parliament, aimed at raising awareness of meningitis particularly amongst children.

 

Steve McCabe visited Royal Mail’s Moseley delivery office in his constituency to pass on best Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of year.

 

Mr McCabe was shown round the office by local Delivery Office Manager Phil Edwards and was introduced to all the postmen and women who are working hard doing their bit to sort and deliver all the cards and parcels in the run-up to Christmas.

 

 

George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, made the Autumn Statement 2012 in the House of Commons today. The Statement provides an update on the Government’s plans for the economy based on the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility.

 

The Legion is the leading provider of welfare for the Armed Forces community in Birmingham, Steve attended an event in Parliament showcasing some of the Legion’s work in Birmingham Selly Oak constituency. Steve discussed the changing face of Armed Forces welfare provision in the local community, and learnt more about the Legion’s work developing Community Covenants locally.

 

TeamV is a volunteer and leadership programme, run by Vinspired and powered by young people who are socially aware and want to encourage positive change in their communities. Every year it gives one hundred 18-25 year olds a chance to change the world, one campaign at a time.

 

Steve McCabe MP, Birmingham Selly Oak, is calling on the Chancellor to cancel the government’s New Year 3p per litre petrol tax rise that will hit local people hard when it comes into force on 1st January 2013.

Steve is calling on Ministers to bring insurance companies back to the table, and secure an insurance scheme for flood-risk properties before the current scheme runs out next July.

 

Steve’s call follows Environment Agency flood warnings for Sunday and Monday along the River Rea; which runs from the south of the constituency through Stirchley, Ten Acres and Selly Park towards Edgbaston.

 

Steve McCabe has signed an Early Day Motion urging the Government to support Diabetes UK’s 4 Ts campaign to raise awareness amongst everyone looking after or working with children and young people in the main signs and symptoms of Type 1 diabetes.

 

It is vital that Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed quickly, only around 9% of parents can recognise all the main symptoms of Type 1 – the 4 Ts of diabetes:

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