Steve McCabe

Shadow Minister (Defence)

Labour MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak

@steve_mccabe https://facebook.com/stevemccabemp

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Steve McCabe) represents you, and all of the people who live in Birmingham, Selly Oak, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General 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 and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Energy: Meters
  • Universal Credit
  • Afghanistan
  • Children: Maintenance

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (since 28 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill Committee (since 19 Jul 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Supported Housing (Regulatory Oversight) Bill Committee (14 Dec 2022 to 11 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Pension Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 18 Dec 2023)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (15 Jan 2020 to 13 Dec 2023)
  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 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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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

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, value £1,950
Destination of visit: Israel (and the Palestinian Territories)
Dates of visit: 9 July 2023 to 13 July 2023
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian politicians, academics, activists and diplomats.
(Registered 8 August 2023)
Name of donor: Alliance for Public Awareness
Address of donor: 111 New Union Street, Coventry CV1 2NT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and meals, value £605.69
Destination of visit: France (Paris)
Dates of visit: 30 June 2023 to 1 July 2023
Purpose of visit: Supporting Human Rights in Iran.
(Registered 16 August 2023)
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, value £2,400
Destination of visit: Israel and Palestine
Dates of visit: 24 March 2024 to 28 March 2024
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian politicians, academics, activists and diplomats.
(Registered 11 April 2024)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (flat)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Birmingham
Rental income: Yes

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