In Parliament

Both the Coalition and the Cameron government rather quickly lost their appetites for a coherent and enthusiastic energy policy that could address high costs and the poor energy efficiency of the UK’s housing stock. The decision to completely scrap the Department for Energy and Climate Change suggests that Theresa May’s government is as unlikely as its immediate predecessors to tackle such matters.

Steve McCabe MP is encouraging organisations across his constituency to take part in an exciting opportunity to secure grants of up to £35k.

Steve McCabe MP, Birmingham, Selly Oak has joined campaigners calling for tougher penalties for dog fighting.

Former Shadow Minster for Children and Families, Steve McCabe MP is backing Foster care Fortnight (16-29 May) the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign.

Steve is backing the campaign organised by leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network. Foster Care fortnight showcases the commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers across the country.

Steve McCabe MP has joined campaigners from leading charity Alzheimer’s Society for Dementia Awareness Week. The week long campaign is taking place from 15th21st May and is seeking to increase understanding of dementia amongst the general public. It’s also hoped that the national campaign will raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Society’s services and how people can help and support those affected by dementia.

Steve McCabe MP and other members of the Work and Pensions Select Committee have concluded that the Government and previous governments failed to communicate state pension age changes effectively.

 

Having previously proclaimed the strength of his long term plan and how he’d insulated Britain from world events, in sharp contrast to the optimism of the Autumn Statement of only four months ago, we were told of gloom in the world economy and a series of missed targets and revised forecasts.

 

Once again he has missed his deficit reduction and debt targets.

 

 

This means that Selly Oak Constituency is now in the top 15% of constituencies for unemployment.

 

Local MP, Steve McCabe MP said:

“It is shocking that unemployment in my constituency has risen three months running now and is way above the national average. The Office for National Statistics is expected to downgrade the UK’s growth forecasts for this year, what will this mean for my constituents and jobs in our area?

 

 

In the next few months we are going to hear lots of reasons why Britain should remain or leave the EU.

 

But what do you think? Steve McCabe MP wants to hear from you!

 

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During a debate on the Police Funding Formula in the House of Commons, Steve McCabe MP made the case for fairer funding for West Midlands Police who have been badly hit by Government cuts in the last 5 years.

 

Over the last five years West Midlands Police, the largest police force in England and Wales outside the MET, has been forced to make £180 million of cuts, the highest in the country, which has seen the workforce reduced by 3,000 .  

 

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