Catherine challenges PM on North East’s EU funds

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has challenged the Prime Minister on the future of EU funding destined for the region, following the outcome of last week’s referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union. The North East is a net recipient of EU funds, and has been entitled to receive more European funding than … Continue reading Catherine challenges PM on North East’s EU funds

Newcastle MP gives support to local care home

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, attended National Care Home Open Day on 17th June at Briardene Care Home on Newbiggin Lane in Westerhope, along with friends, families and members of the local community. The morning commenced with tea, coffee and scones, with Catherine meeting residents, staff and volunteers at the home. The Newcastle North … Continue reading Newcastle MP gives support to local care home

Jo Cox ‘More in Common’ celebration

A service and vigil to celebrate the life of Jo Cox will be held tomorrow (Wednesday 22nd June) at 6:30pm in St Nicholas’ Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne. It would have been Jo’s 42nd birthday. ‘More in common’ was the theme of Jo’s maiden speech in the House of Commons, when she said: ‘We are far more united and have … Continue reading Jo Cox ‘More in Common’ celebration

Catherine joins forces with North East WASPI women

A feisty group of North East women campaigning about changes to their State Pension age came together this weekend at a coffee morning hosted by the MP for Newcastle North, Catherine McKinnell. Catherine joined forces with her constituents, Patricia Ormston and Christine Smith, to organise the informal event at The Lemington Centre for members of … Continue reading Catherine joins forces with North East WASPI women