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Steve McCabe

Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak

@steve_mccabe https://facebook.com/stevemccabemp

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A selection of Steve McCabe's votes

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Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Birmingham, Hall Green

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Topics of interest

Steve McCabe campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Education
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Energy: Meters
  • Universal Credit
  • Afghanistan
  • Children: Maintenance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (14 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (6 May 2010 to 1 Jul 2010)
  • Government Whip (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 12 Jun 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State), Department for Education and Skills (10 Apr 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State), Home Office (16 Dec 2004 to 10 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State), Department for Education and Skills (13 May 2004 to 16 Dec 2004)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (9 Nov 1998 to 20 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 19 Mar 1999)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Steve McCabe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 317 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 517 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor: BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Dates of visit: 28 July – 1 August 2019

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.

(Registered 23 August 2019)
Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Address of donor: 23 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £915.72; accommodation costing £740 and £114; food, transport etc costing £784 and per diem of £210; £2,760 in total.

Destination of visit: Bangladesh (Dhaka and Cox Bazar)

Dates of visit: 12-20 September 2019

Purpose of visit: to participate in a study tour with the All Party Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health.

(Registered 31 October 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Birmingham: (i) and (ii).

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