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

CATHERINE LEADS DEBATE ON BLACK MATERNAL HEALTHCARE AND MORTALITY

Catherine McKinnell, Chair of the influential House of Commons Petitions Committee has led a debate in Parliament on black maternal healthcare and mortality. The debate was triggered following a petition started by campaigners Tinuke Awe and Clo Abe and signed by over 187,000 petitioners. The petition highlights that statistically in 21st-century Britain, the colour of a … Continue reading CATHERINE LEADS DEBATE ON BLACK MATERNAL HEALTHCARE AND MORTALITY

CATHERINE VISITS THROCKLEY COMMUNITY HALL AHEAD OF SPECIAL EASTER DELIVERIES

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, paid a visit to Throckley Community Hall to find out about the fantastic work they have been doing to help local residents during the pandemic. Every Friday morning, a group of local volunteers get together to prepare over a hundred food parcels to deliver to families and individuals that … Continue reading CATHERINE VISITS THROCKLEY COMMUNITY HALL AHEAD OF SPECIAL EASTER DELIVERIES

Catherine visits Newcastle Racecourse Vaccine Centre to thank local heroes as 50,000th Vaccine delivered today

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, today (4th March 2021) visited the Covid-19 vaccination centre at Newcastle Racecourse in her constituency in Gosforth. Catherine joined Rebecca Haynes, Chief Operating Officer for Newcastle GP Services, Dr Jane Carman who is lead GP at the centre for the day, and Andy Robinson from the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service to visit the site and see … Continue reading Catherine visits Newcastle Racecourse Vaccine Centre to thank local heroes as 50,000th Vaccine delivered today

MPs URGE CHANCELLOR TO TACKLE NORTH EAST CHILD POVERTY IN UPCOMING BUDGET

North East MPs have joined forces to urge the Government to take immediate steps to tackle child poverty, in a letter coordinated by Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North and sent to the Chancellor today ahead of the Spring Budget. The North East has the country’s second highest rate of child poverty and has experienced … Continue reading MPs URGE CHANCELLOR TO TACKLE NORTH EAST CHILD POVERTY IN UPCOMING BUDGET