Newcastle MP pledges support for local pubs

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has pledged her support for the Long Live the Local campaign to help pubs in her constituency keep their doors open. The Tyneside MP is joined by the more than 114,000 people who have signed the campaign’s petition across the country, including 155 in Newcastle North. In the run-up to the … Continue reading Newcastle MP pledges support for local pubs

North of Tyne devolution

The draft Order formally establishing the North of Tyne Combined Authority and process for directly electing a North of Tyne Mayor was debated and agreed in Parliament yesterday. Catherine spoke during the debate and you can read a copy of her speech below. A full transcript of the debate is also available here, and the … Continue reading North of Tyne devolution

Ministers must meet their commitment to dying children

England’s most vulnerable children are not able to access the full range of care and support that the Government has committed to, a new report by a cross-party group of MPs and Peers has revealed.  Babies, children and young-people with life-limiting conditions are likely to die young. They and their families need a spectrum of health … Continue reading Ministers must meet their commitment to dying children

MP Catherine ‘Cuts the Ribbon’ at Great North Road Post Office

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, ‘cut the ribbon’ on today at the official re-opening of Great North Road Post Office. The former Grange Park Post Office relocated to Motor Fuel Group-Londis, North Road Service Station on the Great North Road in Gosforth last month and was renamed Great North Road Post Office. The new … Continue reading MP Catherine ‘Cuts the Ribbon’ at Great North Road Post Office

East Coast Main Line debate 

Catherine secured a Westminster Hall debate on East Coast Main Line investment today, in her capacity as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the issue. Catherine established the East Coast Main Line APPG earlier this year, and you can read a copy of her speech in this afternoon’s debate below. A full transcript … Continue reading East Coast Main Line debate