Labour MP for Birmingham, Selly Oak
Steve McCabe MP has been a Birmingham MP since 1997. He was born and brought up in Port Glasgow. He trained as a social worker and worked with young offenders before moving to Wolverhampton. He’s spent most of his life in Birmingham. He also lectured and was an Adviser for CCETSW before he became an MP.As a councillor he was responsible for the award winning South Birmingham Study where local residents won the battle against an unnecessary road building programme. At Westminster he has continued his interest in social care but also concentrated on his other passion: police; security; and community safety.He was Charles Clarke’s PPS at the Department of Education and at the Home Office and spent several years as a Government Whip where as Lord Commissioner he signed for Northern Rock at the height of the banking crisis.