Newcastle North’s Community Champions

Over the summer my team and I launched the Newcastle North Community Champions campaign because we were overwhelmed by all of the stories we heard of people going above and beyond during this crisis.  The Coronavirus crisis has been a difficult and demanding time for so many, but it has also shown the very best of our community.  From our health and care … Continue reading Newcastle North’s Community Champions

Letter on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Following Catherine’s debate in Parliament last week making the case for an international fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, she has written to Minister James Cleverly. The UK has a chance to seize this crucial opportunity to support multilateral efforts to advance peace in the Middle East. Text of letter: Rt Hon James Cleverly MP Minister of … Continue reading Letter on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Catherine urges Government to “Build Back Fitter after COVID-19” and keep gyms open

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell has urged the Government to ‘Build Back Fitter’ after COVID-19 and to protect gyms and sports in any future lockdown and from the financial impact of Covid-19. Catherine who is Chair of influential House of Commons Petitions Committee led a debate in Westminster Hall on Monday 23rd November relating to … Continue reading Catherine urges Government to “Build Back Fitter after COVID-19” and keep gyms open

Catherine calls for action on online hate and extremism

Catherine McKinnell MP has called for a strong Online Harms Bill to hold social media companies to account for tackling online hate and extremism on their platforms.  In its long-awaited Online Harms Bill, the Government intends to establish a new ‘duty of care’ toward web users, overseen by an independent regulator and backed up by … Continue reading Catherine calls for action on online hate and extremism