Category Archives: International Development

Newcastle North MP joins calls for increased investment in HIV testing and treatment

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell joined UK, international and youth activists this week at a Parliamentary event organised by STOPAIDS, to mark World AIDS Day on 1st December.   This year marked the 27th anniversary of World AIDS Day, which is held each year for activists and people living with HIV from across the world … Continue reading Newcastle North MP joins calls for increased investment in HIV testing and treatment

Newcastle North MP takes St George’s concerns to the top

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is taking the concerns of St George’s RC Primary pupils to the Prime Minster after she visited them for the Send My Friend to School campaign’s national Day of Action last week. Pupils from the Lemington-based school invited Catherine to hear more about why they are backing the campaign, which … Continue reading Newcastle North MP takes St George’s concerns to the top

Catherine backs World AIDS Day campaigns

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has added her support to the campaigns of leading domestic and international HIV and AIDS charities on World AIDS Day, which has been held on 1st December each year since 1988. The MP – who is an active member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on HIV/AIDS – has joined … Continue reading Catherine backs World AIDS Day campaigns

Newcastle MP backs constituent’s Kenya education charity

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has joined forces with her Chapel Park constituent, Jennifer Wood, to support Hands Up For Action – the Kenya-based charity she founded three years ago. Jennifer, 26, has worked tirelessly to improve the educational prospects of children and adults in Kenya following her first visit to the country at the age of 18. After studying for a … Continue reading Newcastle MP backs constituent’s Kenya education charity