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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.

 

 

Steve McCabe wrote to Mr Thomas as part of an ongoing consultation into bus routes in South Birmingham. Many of Mr McCabe’s constituents will be widely affected by the withdrawal of the 27 bus, including those trying to access the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Northfield, local schools, Bournville train station and other local facilities.

Responding to the Council’s consultation into the future of the Early Years Health & Wellbeing Service affecting Children’s Centres, Steve McCabe MP has raised concerns about the lack of detail in the plans and the way the consultation has been carried out.

 

 

Recent crime statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that violent crime is up 18% and all recorded crime is up 10%. In Birmingham there has been in increase in burglaries, street muggings and assaults, car jacking’s and groups terrorising our streets on mopeds and motorbikes.

 

 

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. 

 

Last week, the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, announced an extra £1.3 billion of funding for schools to maintain pupil funding in real terms up to 2019-20. The announcement has been met with a mixed response and seems to raise more questions than it answers.

Selly Oak Member of Parliament, Steve McCabe, visited the University of Birmingham’s new Sport and Fitness Centre yesterday, where he was given a guided tour by Director of Sport, Zena Wooldridge OBE, who told him about the new development, which has been ten years in planning, and the potential role of these facilities should the city be successful in its bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.  He saw at first-hand the state of the art swimming pool, gymnasia and fitness clinics, including squash courts that would be used for the Commonwealth Games and the extensive training

Member of Parliament for Birmingham Selly Oak, Steve McCabe, has offered his support to heart disease and stroke patients living in his constituency.

More than 10, 000 people in Birmingham Selly Oak constituency are living with cardiovascular disease and Steve recently met with health experts to discuss problems faced by those with a cardiovascular condition.

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