Category Archives: International Development

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

Catherine McKinnell visits St George's RC Primary

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 MP backs constituent’s Kenya education charity

Catherine McKinnell MP  Jennifer Wood (Hands up for Action)

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...

Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill speech

Catherine McKinnell

The Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill – which contains a wide range of different measures – received its Second Reading in the Commons this afternoon (16th July). Catherine spoke in the debate, with a copy of her speech – covering beneficial ownership, whistleblowers and community pubs/PubCos -below: Catherine McKinnell MP: Speaking in my capacity as Continue Reading...