Category Archives: Work

Gap in funding could be ‘body blow’ for North East

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This article feature in The Journal on 5th March 2015 and can also be read here: http://www.thejournal.co.uk/north-east-analysis/analysis-news/gap-european-funding-could-body-8770966 Gap in funding could be ‘body blow’ for North East A “chaotic and total mismanagement” of the move from One North East to two Local Enterprise Partnerships has placed £724m of European funding in jeopardy, an MP claims Continue Reading...

Having a new baby, I know how important the NHS is

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This article appeared in the Chronicle newspaper on 25 February – you can also read it online here: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/mp-catherine-mckinnell-renewed-focus-8706251 Welcoming her new baby has renewed a Newcastle politician’s commitment to defend the NHS against financial cut backs. Labour MP for Newcastle North, Catherine McKinnell, is currently balancing political life with the care of her six-week-old Continue Reading...

Childcare Payments Bill

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As Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Catherine has been leading the Opposition’s response to the Government’s Childcare Payments Bill, which is currently going through Parliament. The Bill had its ‘Report Stage’ and ‘Third Reading’ in the Commons yesterday (17th November), during which Catherine tabled an amendment which would have committed the Government to assess Continue Reading...

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...