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New engineering facility in Newburn officially opened by Catherine McKinnell MP

Catherine joins BAE Systems Managing Director - Combat Vehicles (UK), David Bond, at Newburn Riverside

  A new engineering facility in Newburn has been officially opened today (15th September) by Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell.  The facility which is situated at the Quadrant on Newburn Riverside, is a new location for 50 specialist engineers involved in the design, upgrade and support of armoured fighting vehicles. The BAE Systems site has Continue Reading...

Debate on Energy Intensive Industries

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Catherine replied to a debate on energy intensive industries in her role as Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury this week (11th September). You can read a transcript of her speech here: Catherine McKinnell (Newcastle upon Tyne North) (Lab):I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham), the hon. Member for Redcar (Ian Continue Reading...

Newcastle North MP backs Bedroom Tax Bill

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Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, joined Labour colleagues in the Commons today (5th September) to vote for legislation which would reduce the impact of the Bedroom Tax. The Affordable Homes Bill, which would exclude those who have been living at an address for more than three years and/or where adaptations for people with disabilities Continue Reading...