Steve also visited Swanshurst Girls School in Billesley on Friday 11 November for their Remembrance Day service. Steve spoke with veterans and pupils about the sacrifices made by our military forces and how important it was to remember those that gave their life for our country.

Steve McCabe MP attended a Parliamentary reception entitled ‘Creating a Greener Future: An Introduction to the Work of the Young People’s Trust for the Environment’, where he met a number of school children and Dermot O’ Leary. Whilst there, he discussed the work of the organization and pledged to help in any way he could.
The policy research report was published Monday 31st October 2011. The launch at the House of Commons was attended by parliamentarians, senior civil servants and industry officials.


The Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) convened a Working Group of diabetes clinical experts to take a closer look at why people with diabetes are more likely to be admitted into hospital and the impact this has on the NHS.




Steve joined the community at St Marys Hospice for the day to help staff care for the patients at the hospice. Having previously supported CSV through volunteer work at Birmingham Women’s Hospital, Steve is a firm supporter of the work that CSV is doing.


The Union has produced a leaflet and petition against the cuts and will use its annual Respect for Shopworkers Week, which takes place between 7–11 November, to urge shoppers and members of the public to back the campaign and sign Usdaw's petition.
Usdaw Deputy General Secretary Paddy Lillis was joined at the launch in the House of Commons by Steve McCabe MP.
The Office of National Statistics released figures today which suggest Britain’s economy grew by a meagre 0.5%.
Although the economy grew in Q3, economists are warning people not to expect an imminent economic rebound. Instead, Bank of England policymakers Martin Weale and Paul Fisher argued this week that there is a significant risk that Britain could well sink back into recession.

An enormous 85% of respondents agreed that if the government insists on a referendum on elected mayors then they should pay for it.


Almost everyone (97.5%) thought that Steve should continue to ask about and expose the true cost of the referendum to Birmingham Council Tax payers.

Steve said:

“I have asked my constituents what they think and I think it’s safe to say they do not want the City Council to foot the bill for a Mayoral Referendum.


The “Giving Voice” campaign is designed to give political voice to those people with speech, language and communication impediments, and to ensure their needs, and those of their carers, are met. The campaign also emphasises the value of speech therapy to society.


Just over a 100 guests turned out to hear Mr. Maguire’s commentary on the state of affairs in British politics today. Following a well received opening speech from Steve, Kevin gave a captive audience his thoughts on the Murdoch hacking scandal, the state of the Labour Party and the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition.
A question and answer session followed, before Lord Peter Snape led an auction and raffle in which several Bullingdon Club tea-towels were up for grabs.
Steve said:
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