Newcastle North MP hits out at impact of local education cuts

Newcastle North MP and Education Select Committee member, Catherine McKinnell, has today hit out at the impact of education cuts on schools in Newcastle during a debate in Parliament. Speaking during this morning’s Westminster Hall debate on school funding in the North East, Catherine highlighted the cuts already being made by local schools as a … Continue reading Newcastle North MP hits out at impact of local education cuts

Catherine demands Government action on Nestlé Fawdon jobs

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has demanded action from the Business Secretary following today’s announcement that Nestlé UK plans to make 110 people redundant at its Fawdon factory. The job cuts are being made after the firm has decided to move production of the iconic Blue Riband biscuit from the UK to Poland, and will … Continue reading Catherine demands Government action on Nestlé Fawdon jobs

Statement on General Election announcement

Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement that she intends to hold a snap General Election on 8th June, Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell said: ‘I am pleased to confirm that I’ll be seeking the nomination to stand again as the Labour candidate for Newcastle North in the forthcoming General Election. ‘It has been a huge … Continue reading Statement on General Election announcement