STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN

It has been devastating and heart-breaking to watch the Taliban’s rapid advance in Afghanistan over the last week. Afghans who sought to rebuild their country based on liberty and democratic freedoms now fear for their lives, particularly women and minorities who were led to believe the future would look very different from that which now … Continue reading STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN

NEWCASTLE GREAT PARK SPEEDING

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has met with Taylor Wipmey, Newcastle City Council and Northumbria Police to discuss issues surrounding speeding and traffic management on Newcastle Great Park.  The meeting was organised following Catherine’s recent survey in Newcastle Great Park regarding speeding and traffic management. Catherine’s  survey found that, of those who responded, more than … Continue reading NEWCASTLE GREAT PARK SPEEDING

JOIN MY TEAM – CONSTITUENCY ASSISTANT

JOIN MY TEAM – CONSTITUENCY ASSISTANT Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Salary: £21,529 per annum Fixed term: Until 30th September 2022 (potential to extend) Job Details Catherine is looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent organisational and communication skills to join her team in Newcastle North. The role will involve ensuring Catherine is fully supported in … Continue reading JOIN MY TEAM – CONSTITUENCY ASSISTANT

LEAVING PASSENGERS IN THE NORTH BEHIND “MAKES A MOCKERY OF LEVELLING UP” SLAMS NEWCASTLE NORTH MP

Newcastle North MP and Chair of the All-Party Group for the East Coast Main Line, Catherine McKinnell, has slammed Government inaction on investing in Northern railway connectivity. Speaking in Parliament, Catherine stated that “Next week will mark two years since the Prime Minister promised to build Northern Powerhouse Rail, connecting Newcastle to the North’s other … Continue reading LEAVING PASSENGERS IN THE NORTH BEHIND “MAKES A MOCKERY OF LEVELLING UP” SLAMS NEWCASTLE NORTH MP

NEWCASTLE NORTH MP CALLS FOR ACTION ON MICROCHIPPING OF PET CATS

Catherine McKinnell, Member of Parliament for Newcastle North, has called on the Government to bring forward legislation to introduce compulsory microchipping for pet cats. There are 2.6million unchipped pet cats in the UK and Catherine called on Ministers to “ensure the consultation on cat and dog microchipping reports as soon as possible”. The Newcastle North … Continue reading NEWCASTLE NORTH MP CALLS FOR ACTION ON MICROCHIPPING OF PET CATS