Bank of England announcement only ‘tip of the iceberg’

MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Catherine McKinnell, has responded to news that the Bank of England has cut its growth forecast for the UK economy. The figures, released today, show that there has been a sharp increase in long-term unemployment and increased speculation that the country will enter a ‘double-dip’ recession. Ms McKinnell said … Continue reading Bank of England announcement only ‘tip of the iceberg’

Catherine steps up fight to ‘Save our Schools’

Local MP Catherine McKinnell has added her voice to the ‘Save our Schools’ campaign following the decision by the Lib-Con government to cancel hundreds of new school buildings across the country. Ms McKinnell is urging as many people as possible to back the campaign and to sign a petition to reverse the cuts that have … Continue reading Catherine steps up fight to ‘Save our Schools’

Local Government Services

Date of Answer: 20.07.2010 Column References: 514 c220W Member Tabling Question: McKinnell, Catherine Topic: Local Government Services Question: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what his definition is of an essential frontline service for local authorities; and if he will make a statement. Answering Department: Communities and Local Government Member … Continue reading Local Government Services

One North East

Date of Answer: 15.07.2010 Column References: 513 c882-3W Member Tabling Question: McKinnell, Catherine Topic: One NorthEast Question: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many local authorities in the North East his Department consulted before the announcement of proposals to abolish One NorthEast. Answering Department: Department for Business, Innovation and … Continue reading One North East