Queen’s Speech debate: the North East deserves better

Catherine spoke in yesterday’s debate in Parliament on the Queen’s Speech. You can read a copy of her speech below – or watch it here. Catherine McKinnell: I congratulate the hon. Member for Chelmsford (Vicky Ford) on being so quick off the mark, and being the first Member to make a maiden speech in this Parliament. She … Continue reading Queen’s Speech debate: the North East deserves better

MP Catherine urges Newcastle women to take up cervical screening

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has added her support to Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW), organised by the charity Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. CSAW is being held this year from 12th-18th June. Cervical cancer currently claims two lives every day in the UK, and is the most common cancer in women under 35. Cervical screening … Continue reading MP Catherine urges Newcastle women to take up cervical screening

Newcastle North MP hits out at impact of local education cuts

Newcastle North MP and Education Select Committee member, Catherine McKinnell, has today hit out at the impact of education cuts on schools in Newcastle during a debate in Parliament. Speaking during this morning’s Westminster Hall debate on school funding in the North East, Catherine highlighted the cuts already being made by local schools as a … Continue reading Newcastle North MP hits out at impact of local education cuts