Last week I visited Cadbury. It’s been two years since my last visit because of all the Covid restrictions. The UK Food and Drink industry is the largest manufacturing sector in this country but it’s highly competitive with thin profit margins and many challenges. Chocolate manufacturers are still suffering the consequences of the Boris BrexitContinue reading Brexit leaves a sour taste
Drive to keep stocked up
I haven’t seen empty shelves in supermarkets near me but have noticed it can be a little harder to find one or two things and I do remember the panic buying and lack of items like toilet paper at the start of the first lockdown. Like many people, I’ve been struck by warnings about foodContinue reading Drive to keep stocked up
This country deserves better than power-grabbing, tinpot dictatorship
It’s hard to believe that not quite 12 months ago Boris Johnson scored such a decisive election victory. He won because he said he’d agreed a deal to get Brexit done. Now he says we’ll have to leave without one and ignores the damage that will do to the Midlands. We’re already on our kneesContinue reading This country deserves better than power-grabbing, tinpot dictatorship
Putting City at the Forefront of Medical Research
Last week’s announcement that Bruntwood SciTech are joining the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Health Partners to secure the Birmingham Health Innovation Campus is very good news, especially on the jobs front, in these otherwise dreadful times. It puts Birmingham at the forefront of medical research with the prospect of new drugs, treatments and medicalContinue reading Putting City at the Forefront of Medical Research
Steve McCabe MP votes against Internal Markets Bill, telling government ‘Lawmakers cannot be Lawbreakers’
Speaking in the House of Commons this week in the Second Reading Debate on the Internal Markets Bill, Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) said MPs were being asked to risk the UK reputation and ability to negotiate or seek to enforce any future treaty or trade deal. The Government have introduced the United KingdomsContinue reading Steve McCabe MP votes against Internal Markets Bill, telling government ‘Lawmakers cannot be Lawbreakers’
MP warns of another Windrush and pleads for automatic rights for all Looked-After children
Labour MP to tell Government they must protect Looked-After children in midst of Brexit chaos
Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) is set to demand that the Government give automatic settled status to all looked-after children and care leavers who are EU citizens during a debate in Parliament when MPs return to Westminster tomorrow, Tuesday 3 September.
Continue reading Labour MP to tell Government they must protect Looked-After children in midst of Brexit chaos
Steve McCabe MP says #StoptheCoup
No one in this country voted for food shortages, medicine shortages or to see their standard of living totally destroyed. That’s why we can’t leave with no deal.
We can’t let Boris Johnson sneak us out with of the EU with no deal without Parliament having its say. Share if you agree we need to #StopTheCoup
MP calls on PM to introduce a simpler system for EU children in care
Steve McCabe MP (Birmingham Selly Oak) has written to the new Prime Minister demanding that he protect the rights of looked-after children and care leavers who are EU citizens by giving them automatic rights to settled status.
Continue reading MP calls on PM to introduce a simpler system for EU children in care
MP calls for All Party Commission to resolve Brexit Impasse
Selly Oak MP, Steve McCabe, has called on the Prime Minister to set up an All Party Commission so that people of good will, on all sides, can try to find a way forward after the defeat of her Brexit proposals.
Continue reading MP calls for All Party Commission to resolve Brexit Impasse