Catherine secured a Westminster Hall debate on ‘regional airports and UK airport capacity’ on 2nd February, ahead of which she had this article published on PoliticsHome. It’s time for this Government to belt up and take off on airport expansion It’s a little over seven years since the then Labour Transport Secretary announced to Parliament that the … Continue reading Regional Airports debate
Catherine responded yesterday (3rd November) to a Westminster Hall debate on ‘prosecuting corporate economic crime’, in her role as Shadow Attorney General. You can read Catherine’s speech below, and a full transcript of the debate is available here. Catherine McKinnell: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Stringer. I congratulate my hon. Friend … Continue reading Corporate economic crime debate
Keep Me Posted has received a boost from Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, who has backed the campaign to give consumers the right to choose, without disadvantage, how they are contacted by banks and financial services firms, utility companies, and other service providers. Catherine met recently in Parliament with Keep Me Posted Chair, Judith Donavan … Continue reading Keep Me Posted campaign gets MP Catherine’s backing
Catherine has this article published on Politics Home following a Parliamentary debate on ‘prosecuting corporate economic crime’ today, to which she responded as Shadow Attorney General. Sometimes it seems that this Conservative Government is content to say one thing yet do quite another. Take tax credits, for example. During the election the Prime Minister made … Continue reading Going soft on white collar crime?
Labour MPs across the North East have joined forces to ensure that the region’s voice is heard before a final decision is taken on expanding the UK’s aviation capacity. Writing to Shadow Transport Secretary Lilian Greenwood MP as the Opposition considers its policy on the Airports Commission’s recommendation, the region’s Labour MPs have reiterated their … Continue reading North East Labour MPs: ‘New airport capacity not just an issue for the South East’