Category Archives: Work

Tyneside MP hears about work of The Prince’s Trust in changing young lives

Catherine McKinnell & Prince's Trust Team programme participants

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, joined up with youth charity The Prince’s Trust ‘Team programme’ and Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service in Newcastle last week, to hear more about how the charity is helping to give disadvantaged young people in the area a fresh start and change their lives for the better. Continue Reading...

Newcastle North MP urges Ministers to take on apprenticeships proposal for National Apprenticeship Week

Apprentice Group Shot

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has urged Ministers to mark National Apprenticeship Week (3rd-7th March) by making better use of the public procurement system to increase the number of places available. Speaking during questions to Business, Innovation and Skills Ministers in the Commons this morning (6th March), Catherine highlighted the Apprenticeships and Skills (Public Procurement) Continue Reading...

Smiles all the way as local engineering company recruits using TRS

smiles eng 3

Smiles Engineering – a Newcastle based engineering and manufacturing company – has successfully recruited using TRS (Talent Retention Solution), the national talent bank platform following the intervention of their local MP.   Developed by employers to attract, retain and develop a much needed engineering and manufacturing talent base across the UK, TRS was recommended to Continue Reading...

Newcastle North MP backs Save our Royal Mail campaign following visit

Catherine delivering the post in Fawdon with George Morgan

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has backed the Save our Royal Mail campaign following a recent visit to the Gosforth Delivery Office. Catherine was invited to tour the facilities off Jubilee Road in Gosforth before going out on a delivery round in Fawdon with local postman, George Morgan.  During her visit, she heard about Continue Reading...