In the constituency

Steve McCabe, Member of Parliament for Birmingham Selly Oak, is supporting calls for energy market action, as shocking figures reveal people in Selly Oak are over-paying £6, 040, 000 a year on their energy bills, meaning £255 per household.

 

An inquiry by the Competition and Markets Authority has found that energy customers were paying on average £1.4 billion a year more than would be the case in a competitive market.

 

Steve McCabe, Member of Parliament for Birmingham Selly Oak, welcomed apprentices from some of Britain’s leading aerospace, defence, security and space companies to the House of Commons last week.

Birmingham MP, Steve McCabe (Birmingham Selly Oak) has today tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the House of Commons calling for action to tackle the persistent problem of unauthorised traveller encampments blighting his constituency and South Birmingham.

Steve McCabe MP is supporting this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, a campaign run by the charity The Reading Agency. 
 
This year the theme is Animal Agents and children are encouraged to borrow and read books in order to help a detective agency of fury friends solve a mystery. To get involved in the Summer Reading Challenge all you need to do is take your child to your local library where they will receive an Animal Agents collector pack and can borrow a variety of exciting books.
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Jobs and Training

Work with others to cut unemployment in the constituency which is still higher than the national average, secure investment, good jobs and high quality apprenticeships for our area. I will hold an annual Jobs Fair.

 

Our NHS and Social Care

Make sure that NHS bosses don’t try to make crucial decisions about our health care without listening to you first. Protect local services and Katie Road NHS Walk In Centre. Campaign on children’s dental health and report back to you on local NHs plans.

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.

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. 

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