MP for Newcastle North, Catherine McKinnell, has this week joined almost 200 young people from across the North East on a day visit to Poland, organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust as part of the charity’s ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project. The delegation from the region – including students from Gosforth Academy, Walbottle Campus and Studio … Continue reading Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau
Catherine McKinnell MP challenged Foreign Office Ministers today on the humanitarian catastrophe taking place in Yemen, and the need to ensure UK-made weapons are not being used to target civilians. The conflict in Yemen between the forces of President Hadi joined by a Saudi-led coalition, and Houthi rebels, has been ongoing for a year. Several … Continue reading Catherine challenges Minister on Yemen catastrophe
Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has hit out at the treatment of local tax credits claimants by the outsourcing firm Concentrix, during a debate on its performance in Westminster Hall this morning. Concentrix was awarded a contract in May 2014 by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) aimed at ‘providing additional capacity to review and correct … Continue reading Newcastle MP hits out at Concentrix shambles
I have written to the Prime Minister, following her disappointing response to a question about the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign in Prime Minister’s Questions last week. You can read my letter by clicking on the image below.
Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has heard more about the exciting developments taking place at St Cuthbert’s RC Primary during a recent visit to the Walbottle Village-based school. The local MP was invited to take a tour of St Cuthbert’s by Headteacher, Mrs Barrett, and Chair of Governors, Mr Bill Barnes, following a number of … Continue reading Newcastle North MP impressed by St Cuthbert’s RC Primary