Newcastle North MP brings Tyneside Blonde to Parliament

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has secured the sale of locally-brewed ale, Tyneside Blonde, as this week’s specially-selected guest beer in Strangers’ Bar in Parliament. The ‘pale coloured thirst quencher’ has become a firm favourite in the region since it was first produced in 2007 by Hadrian Border Brewery, now one of the largest microbreweries … Continue reading Newcastle North MP brings Tyneside Blonde to Parliament

New East Coast Main Line group launched in Parliament

A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the East Coast Main Line will be launched in Westminster this afternoon (20th March), as MPs and members of the Lords with a shared interest in the operation of the line come together to campaign on its future. Established and chaired by Newcastle North Labour MP, Catherine McKinnell, … Continue reading New East Coast Main Line group launched in Parliament

Newcastle MP dons lab coat to learn how research saves lives

Catherine McKinnell MP has recently met with Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at Newcastle University to learn about their life-saving work. The Newcastle North MP witnessed ground-breaking research at the Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre, which is part of the Northern Institute for Cancer Research (NICR) at Newcastle University, where researchers, including those funded by Cancer … Continue reading Newcastle MP dons lab coat to learn how research saves lives