Category Archives: Work

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...

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...