In Parliament

This week Steve McCabe MP  met with the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability (Victoria Atkins MP). The meeting was designed to follow up a number of issues Steve raised in a parliamentary debate in the Commons in October and had originally been arranged with Sarah Newton MP who left the Home Office in the recent reshuffle.

 

Local MP, Steve McCabe has signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament calling on the Government to ensure his constituents are able to seek immediate assistance from Jobcentre Plus over Christmas and New Year. The EDM, which has secured cross party support has been sponsored by Steve’s colleague on the Work and Pensions Select Committee, Frank Field MP.

This Equal Pay Day, Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) has pledged to push for the enforcement of gender pay gap reporting.

Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) is calling out the Education Minister for avoiding key questions on school funding which he raised months ago.

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Steve McCabe MP has already tabled an Early Day Motion in Parliament calling for more powers to deal with the problem of unauthorised encampments which has blighted parks and open spaces across Birmingham over recent years.

 

The MP is calling on the government to:

 

In the last year he has been inundated with complaints about burglaries, street muggings, car jackings and aggressive anti-social behaviour, particularly that involving gangs on motorcycles creating mayhem on roads and parks and terrorising local communities. The MP himself was assaulted when he tackled thugs on motorbikes in July this year.

 

As is common these days, I’ve been inundated with constituents asking me to vote for or against the EU Withdrawal Bill. Those who want me to vote against fear this is an attack on democracy. Those who believe this is about Brexit have bought the Government’s argument that it must have its own way on everything, even if that’s obviously against the interests of the majority of the British people.

 

 

As recently as January of this year, the then Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Nicola Blackwood, responded to a debate led by Steve McCabe MP on NHS Fertility Services saying, “I hope that the series of actions demonstrates just how seriously the Government take this situation and leaves all those watching the debate confident of our commitment to finding practical solutions to this serious problem.”

 

Birmingham MP, Steve McCabe, has called for a moratorium on the conversion of family homes to Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in his Selly Oak constituency following further safety concerns raised by the Grenfell Tower fire. 

 

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