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Labour’s General Election candidate for Birmingham, Selly Oak, Steve McCabe has underlined the significance of renewed support from NHS England for a local children’s charity based in Selly Oak constituency.

Steve McCabe has been a long-term supporter of Acorns Children’s Hospice, which provides care for life-limited and life-threatened children and support for their families.

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, will launch his local campaign – Healthy Smiles for Birmingham – today (27th April), alongside Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth, to end the scandal of escalating child hospital tooth extractions in Birmingham.

 

Local MP, Steve McCabe paid a visit to Acorns Children’s Hospice ahead of his big charity sky dive at the end on the month.

On April 29 Steve will be jumping out of a plane from 15,000 ft to raise as much money as possible for Acorns and Macmillan Cancer Support. Steve has already raised over £1900 but with under a week to go is hoping to watch that figure grow as more people donate.

MP Steve McCabe has been along to Stirchely based printing business Printigo to collect a specially made t-shirt that he will be sporting for his charity Sky Dive.

Later this month Steve will be taking part in a daring 15000 ft. skydive to raise money for two charities supporting those with life limiting conditions and cancer. He is hoping to raise as much money as possible for Acorns Children's Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Support. He has already raised over £1000 but hopes many more people will contribute before the big day. 

This Parkinson’s Awareness Week, Steve McCabeMP has pledged his support to Parkinson’s UK’s We Won’t Wait campaign. The campaign calls for urgent action to unlock the promise of research developments that could pave the way for better treatments and drugs to treat Parkinson’s. 

 

Research released by the charity revealed that despite being an incurable, degenerative condition which can affect anyone, in the West Midlands:

 

Steve McCabe MP, is asking constituents to sign a letter to Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening calling for a review of the Government’s proposed National Funding Formula for schools, which will see local schools face big cuts to their budgets.

Hundreds of constituents have already signed, you can add you name to Steve’s letter by clicking here. 

Steve McCabe MP has written to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ask her to refuse the application from the National Farmers Union to temporarily lift the ban on harmful neonicotinoid pesticides.

 

You can read Steve’s letter here

 

 

Steve has given his support to the charity’s Working for Change campaign which aims to change attitudes to hearing loss in the workplace amongst employers. Steve has supported a number of his deaf constituents in the past who have had problems getting the support they are entitled to in the workplace via the government’s Access to Work funding scheme.

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