MP Catherine calls on constituents to wear it pink

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell has once again added a hint of pink to her usual Parliamentary attire, to show her support for Breast Cancer Now’s annual wear it pink fundraiser, which this year is taking place on 18th October. Since launching in 2002, wear it pink has raised over £33 million. Catherine is calling … Continue reading MP Catherine calls on constituents to wear it pink

Newcastle MP ‘over the moon’ about Batten Disease decision

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has warmly welcomed today’s announcement by NHS England and the National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) that an innovative treatment for CLN2 Batten Disease will now be made available to patients on the NHS. Catherine has fought extensively for access to Brineura on the health service on behalf … Continue reading Newcastle MP ‘over the moon’ about Batten Disease decision

Newcastle MP celebrates 25 years of the D2 Youth Zone

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell today visited the D2 Youth Zone in Newbiggin Hall to chat about their work in supporting young people in the community. D2 Youth Zone yesterday celebrated 25 years of working with young people aged between 11 and 25 years old in Newbiggin Hall with a party for project users and … Continue reading Newcastle MP celebrates 25 years of the D2 Youth Zone

Catherine meets local Members of Youth Parliament

Catherine was delighted to meet with Newcastle’s Members of Youth Parliament to discuss their priorities for the upcoming year and to support their work. The MP joined Newcastle’s Members and Deputy Members of Youth Parliament Morgan, Tessy and Alisa, who were elected in February alongside fellow Deputy Member of Youth Parliament, John. This year the … Continue reading Catherine meets local Members of Youth Parliament