Social Security Benefits: Disability

Date of Answer: 08.07.2010 Column References: 513 c440W Member Tabling Question: McKinnell, Catherine Topic: Social Security Benefits: Disability Question: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people are in receipt of (a) disability living allowance, (b) incapacity benefit and (c) employment and support allowance in Newcastle Upon Tyne North constituency. … Continue reading Social Security Benefits: Disability

Lone Parents: Newcastle upon Tyne

Date of Answer: 08.07.2010 Column References: 513 c433-4W Member Tabling Question: McKinnell, Catherine Topic: Lone Parents: Newcastle upon Tyne Question: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many lone parents there were in Newcastle Upon Tyne North constituency in 2009-10. Answering Department: Cabinet Office; United Kingdom Statistics Authority Member Answering Question: Hurd, Nick … Continue reading Lone Parents: Newcastle upon Tyne

Catherine responds to announcement of referendum date

The new MP for Newcastle North and member of the newly appointed Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee, Catherine McKinnell, has responded to the announcement by Nick Clegg, that a referendum on the voting system will be held on 5th May 2011. ‘Where the Lib-Con Government proposes measures that will strengthen Parliament and improve democracy, … Continue reading Catherine responds to announcement of referendum date

MP speaks out against cuts in schools programme

MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Catherine McKinnell, has responded to news that the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, is to announce huge cuts to school rebuilding plans. ‘This is yet another example of the Lib Con’s shocking economic short-sightedness,’ said Ms McKinnell. ‘This decision is not only bad news for students and teachers but also … Continue reading MP speaks out against cuts in schools programme