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

NEWCASTLE NORTH MP, CATHERINE MCKINNELL PRESSES GOVERNMENT TO BOOST SUPPORT FOR STRUGGLING HOUSEHOLDS BY £20 PER WEEK

Alongside many of her constituents, Catherine welcomed the £20 per week increase that was applied to Universal Credit earlier this year. This additional money has been a lifeline to many people in Newcastle North and across the country. The Covid-19 pandemic has been incredibly difficult, and brought new challenges.  People who still receive old style support … Continue reading NEWCASTLE NORTH MP, CATHERINE MCKINNELL PRESSES GOVERNMENT TO BOOST SUPPORT FOR STRUGGLING HOUSEHOLDS BY £20 PER WEEK