Newcastle North MP opens up website to deaf constituents

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has today launched a new section on her website to support deaf constituents who use British Sign Language (BSL), with the support of local charity Deaflink. In what may be the first use of British Sign Language on any MP’s website, the new page includes a subtitled video of a person using BSL … Continue reading Newcastle North MP opens up website to deaf constituents

Response to PM’s announcement on East Coast investment 

Commenting on today’s announcement on East Coast Main Line improvements by the Prime Minister, Newcastle North MP, and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the East Coast Main Line, Catherine McKinnell said:

 ‘Whilst I welcome that this funding re-announcement seeks to address some of the line’s immediate requirements, it fails to scratch the surface … Continue reading Response to PM’s announcement on East Coast investment 

Catherine gets behind the microscope with Breast Cancer Now

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, joined the search for new life-saving breast cancer treatments at a research fair held recently in Parliament by the charity, Breast Cancer Now. The research fair was an opportunity for Parliamentarians to meet the scientists behind the cutting-edge research which Breast Cancer Now hopes will ensure that by 2050 everyone … Continue reading Catherine gets behind the microscope with Breast Cancer Now