The home which was owned by Southern Cross is now expected to revert to previous owners Bond Care.

Manager Marlene Myers invited Steve to attend after he contacted her to ask how things were.

Steve said, ‘This is a well run home. Marlene and her staff do an excellent job and the elderly people I spoke to and their relatives were full of praise about the standards of care at their home.

The project which operates as a ‘not for profit’ Community Business, run by local workers, parents and carers,  offers high quality and affordable childcare and a venue for training and support for local parents and carers.The extension was funded through a partnership with the city council and the Third Sector Capital fund set up by the previous government. It’s services are available from 8am to 6pm, 5 days per week, 48 weeks per year.


Mr Dilnot spoke about the report and the importance of taking his proposals forward in to law.
Steve said:
“It is important that the work of the Dilnot Commission is carried forward and his proposals implemented in law to ensure that we provide dignity in retirement for everyone in Britain.”

The launch, held in Parliament, heard from Jane Asher, President of the NAS, who spoke about the challenges faced by parents of children with autism in getting even basic educational support. Steve attended the launch and joined children with autism, parents, carers and principals and other professionals from NAS autism-specific schools.


Steve said:


Steve has successfully led a campaign to prevent a new phone mast being constructed in Bournville following an influx of complaints from constituents living in the local area. The mast was due to be constructed near to St Joseph’s Primary School and on the edge of the Bournville conservation area.

Today saw the 4th annual Veterans Day at Swanshurst School, Billesley organised by Steve in conjunction with the staff at the school.


They were joined by almost a hundred veterans from many branches of the armed forces, including the Land Army, Coldstream Guards, Burma Star and Bevan Boys.



Steve McCabe has pledged his support for the JustPay! campaign for Living Wages in the FTSE 100 and is now calling on constituents to  ‘activate their money’ for Living Wages.



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The 4th Annual Veterans' Day will take place this Monday July 11th at Swanshurst School. The event includes a parade and lunch for the Veterans to enjoy. The lunch has very kindly been provided by the Moseley Round Table.

Before and after lunch students fromt he school will have the opportunity to talk the Veterans about their wartime experiences.

Steve McCabe MP said:

On Saturday 25th June Steve attended the annual Bournville Festival held at the Bournville Cricket Ground near the Cadbury factory. This year was the 109th year that the event has been held in Bournville and over 8,000 people attended.


On Friday 1st July Steve attended the Executive Forum with representatives of Guangzhou to discuss potential business and education opportunities with Guangzhou and Birmingham. The event was organised by the University of Birmingham and took place at the International Convention Centre.


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