Catherine demands Government action on Nestlé Fawdon jobs

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has demanded action from the Business Secretary following today’s announcement that Nestlé UK plans to make 110 people redundant at its Fawdon factory. The job cuts are being made after the firm has decided to move production of the iconic Blue Riband biscuit from the UK to Poland, and will … Continue reading Catherine demands Government action on Nestlé Fawdon jobs

Statement on General Election announcement

Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement that she intends to hold a snap General Election on 8th June, Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell said: ‘I am pleased to confirm that I’ll be seeking the nomination to stand again as the Labour candidate for Newcastle North in the forthcoming General Election. ‘It has been a huge … Continue reading Statement on General Election announcement

Newcastle North MP visits community-minded teens

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has praised community-minded teenagers for making a difference to the local area through their involvement in National Citizen Service (NCS). Catherine met with NCS graduates at Studio West in West Denton to hear about the social action projects the students had organised and the new skills they’d developed while … Continue reading Newcastle North MP visits community-minded teens

MP Catherine hears about Spincraft’s space plans

Catherine McKinnell MP has heard more about a local engineering firm’s exciting plans for the future during a recent visit to one of their Newcastle plants. Spincraft UK specialises in using precision metal-forming technologies to design, develop, manufacture and export parts for the defence, aviation, energy, medical and space sectors. Formerly known as the Metal … Continue reading MP Catherine hears about Spincraft’s space plans