Birmingham MP Condemns Ratcheting up of Energy Bills as Unemployment Soars

Steve McCabe MP has called a Government decision to raise the energy price cap at the very time when unemployment is set to soar as ‘ratcheting up not levelling up.’   Today Ofgem announced the energy price cap will return to pre-pandemic levels on 1 April 2021, putting thousands of households at risk of fuel poverty.    The most recent GovernmentContinue reading Birmingham MP Condemns Ratcheting up of Energy Bills as Unemployment Soars

STEVE MCCABE MP VISITS THE GROWING COMMUNITY GARDEN IN Yardley Wood

For National Allotments Week, Steve McCabe MP went to visit the site of the new community garden being developed at the Greenaleigh Road Allotments. Greenaleigh Community Garden is being created by Billesley-based charity PlayGROUND, set up to support the local community and environment by delivering art, horticulture and ecology projects. Greenaleigh Community Garden is theirContinue reading STEVE MCCABE MP VISITS THE GROWING COMMUNITY GARDEN IN Yardley Wood

Efforts to find alternative location for Bournville telephone mast stall, but the fight goes on

Efforts to stop Vodafone building a Bournville telephone mast on the corner of Heath Road and Hawthorne Road have stalled after an alternative location could not be agreed. Steve McCabe MP and local Councillors Liz Clements and Fred Grindrod vow to continue the fight to stop the mast.

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Steve McCabe MP calls for the Environment Secretary to reject application to temporarily lift the band on harmful neonicotinoid pesticides

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.

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