Catherine confirms January and February 2011 surgery dates

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has confirmed her constituency surgery dates for the first two months of 2011. Catherine will be available to provide assistance and advice to her constituents on the following dates, times and venues: Saturday 15th January 9.30am ASDA, Gosforth 10.45am Morrisons, West Denton 12.00pm The Grange Centre, Throckley Friday 4th … Continue reading Catherine confirms January and February 2011 surgery dates

Local MP urges Newcastle schools to enter the Speaker’s School Council Awards 2011

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is urging school councils in her constituency to enter the Speaker’s School Council Awards 2011. The awards were first launched in 2009 to recognise the most innovative student-led school council projects in four age groups: 4-7, 7-11, 11-16, and 16-19. They are run by Parliament’s Education Service and supported by … Continue reading Local MP urges Newcastle schools to enter the Speaker’s School Council Awards 2011

Newcastle North MP criticises Government over winter flu preparedness

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has expressed her concerns today about the Government’s level of preparedness for winter flu. Catherine said: “Last week saw almost a trebling of people going to their GP with flu symptoms, whilst the number of patients in hospital and in intensive care has risen and vaccination rates are down on … Continue reading Newcastle North MP criticises Government over winter flu preparedness

Newcastle North MP backs Commons report on Future Jobs Fund

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has backed the findings of a report published today on Youth Unemployment and the Future Jobs Fund. The report has been published following an inquiry by the influential Work and Pensions Select Committee of the House of Commons. Catherine said: “In previous recessions, unemployed young people in Newcastle and across … Continue reading Newcastle North MP backs Commons report on Future Jobs Fund