MP Catherine pledges for the environment

Catherine McKinnell MP has added her support to a ‘Pledge for the Environment’ following the outcome of the 23rd June referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union. The Newcastle North MP was invited by the Northumberland Wildlife Trust to sign the pledge, which has been prepared by a wide coalition of environmental and conservation … Continue reading MP Catherine pledges for the environment

Newcastle North MP urges new PM to stop Heathrow dithering

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has urged the new Prime Minister to make a decision on Heathrow expansion following months of delay. Speaking during Theresa May’s first Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons today (20th July), Catherine asked: ‘Newcastle Airport was voted the best in Britain this week. ‘But the good news they are … Continue reading Newcastle North MP urges new PM to stop Heathrow dithering

Local MP thrilled at Throckley’s NHS dentist

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has officially re-launched a Throckley dental surgery as an NHS practice, at an open day held last week. The No. 1 Victoria Terrace Dental Clinic has recently been awarded a new NHS contract for the Throckley area, after the contract held by the previous dental surgery was ended in 2014. … Continue reading Local MP thrilled at Throckley’s NHS dentist

Newcastle MP calls for better eye care for people with learning disabilities

A Newcastle MP has called for better eye care provision for people with learning disabilities, following an event in Parliament organised by sight loss and learning disability charity, SeeAbility, and the Optical Confederation. The Westminster event marked the release of SeeAbility’s new report, ‘Delivering an equal right to sight’, which highlights that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Newcastle MP calls for better eye care for people with learning disabilities