A People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal

Yesterday, Catherine had this joint article published by The Independent alongside her North East colleagues, Phil Wilson MP, Bridget Phillipson MP, Dr Paul Williams MP and Anna Turley MP. The North East will be hit hardest if we stop trading with the EU – that’s why we’re demanding a new Brexit vote No part of … Continue reading A People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal

MP Catherine backs creation of Nature Recovery Network

Catherine McKinnell MP has today shown her support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network, at an event hosted in Parliament by The Wildlife Trusts. A well-designed network of places for nature – which links up green spaces and protected areas in our towns, cities and countryside – would have positive benefits for both … Continue reading MP Catherine backs creation of Nature Recovery Network

Newcastle North MP lends her support to Christian Aid Week

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has again lent her support to the important fundraising work of Christian Aid Week at a recent Christian Aid ‘Big Brekkie’ event held in Parliament. This year, Christian Aid Week (13th-19th May) is encouraging the British public to stand together with the millions of displaced people who have been forced … Continue reading Newcastle North MP lends her support to Christian Aid Week

MP Catherine calls on Government to finally ban wild animals in circuses

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has joined forces with the RSPCA in Parliament to continue to campaign for ban on the use of wild animals circuses. Repeated studies have shown that circus life is likely to have a significantly harmful impact on the welfare of many types of animals, making circuses a wholly unsuitable … Continue reading MP Catherine calls on Government to finally ban wild animals in circuses

Customs Union membership critical for North East jobs

Catherine spoke in today’s backbench business debate on the Customs Union in the Commons,  highlighting the importance of remaining in the Customs Union for North East businesses and jobs. Her speech can be read below. Catherine McKinnell: I agree with much of what has been said today, but I want to talk specifically about my own … Continue reading Customs Union membership critical for North East jobs