Newcastle North MP slams DUP deal

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has hit out at the deal struck by the Prime Minister and the DUP today, enabling the Conservatives to remain in Government following the outcome of this month’s General Election. Catherine, who had already raised her concerns directly with the Prime Minister on this issue, said: ‘It’s no surprise the … Continue reading Newcastle North MP slams DUP deal

Queen’s Speech debate: the North East deserves better

Catherine spoke in yesterday’s debate in Parliament on the Queen’s Speech. You can read a copy of her speech below – or watch it here. Catherine McKinnell: I congratulate the hon. Member for Chelmsford (Vicky Ford) on being so quick off the mark, and being the first Member to make a maiden speech in this Parliament. She … Continue reading Queen’s Speech debate: the North East deserves better

MP Catherine urges Newcastle women to take up cervical screening

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has added her support to Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW), organised by the charity Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. CSAW is being held this year from 12th-18th June. Cervical cancer currently claims two lives every day in the UK, and is the most common cancer in women under 35. Cervical screening … Continue reading MP Catherine urges Newcastle women to take up cervical screening