Newcastle North MP gets on board with bus passengers

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has joined forces with local transport campaigners against a proposed ban on new public bus companies. The MP met up with members of the Tyne & Wear Public Transport Users Group (TWPTUG) in Newcastle today (2nd March) to discuss Clause 21 of the Government’s Bus Services Bill, which would ban … Continue reading Newcastle North MP gets on board with bus passengers

Catherine backs breathing space for families in problem debt

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has backed a campaign for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances as data from the Bank of England shows unsecured household debt is rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis. Debt often strikes when people experience sudden changes in circumstances such … Continue reading Catherine backs breathing space for families in problem debt