Newcastle MP backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is marking this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14th-20th May), by pledging to help overhaul local care for Parkinson’s after a report reveals a shocking lack of mental health support for the condition – despite anxiety and depression being amongst its most common symptoms. Attending the recent launch of a … Continue reading Newcastle MP backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

Local MP has sweet visit to Nestlé Fawdon

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, visited the Nestlé confectionery factory in Fawdon today, to learn more about Nestlé’s wide range of apprenticeship schemes across its UK operations. The visit took place as part of her educational Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship exploring skills and employment in the local economy. The factory in Fawdon, … Continue reading Local MP has sweet visit to Nestlé Fawdon

Catherine hosts CAFOD campaigners in Parliament

Catherine McKinnell has hosted an event in Westminster to mark the contribution of CAFOD supporters who campaign for people living in poverty across the globe, in her capacity as Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of CAFOD. Around 50 of CAFOD’s ‘MP Correspondents’ (MPCs) from England and Wales attended the reception, alongside International Development Minister Lord … Continue reading Catherine hosts CAFOD campaigners in Parliament

A People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal

Yesterday, Catherine had this joint article published by The Independent alongside her North East colleagues, Phil Wilson MP, Bridget Phillipson MP, Dr Paul Williams MP and Anna Turley MP. The North East will be hit hardest if we stop trading with the EU – that’s why we’re demanding a new Brexit vote No part of … Continue reading A People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal

MP Catherine backs creation of Nature Recovery Network

Catherine McKinnell MP has today shown her support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network, at an event hosted in Parliament by The Wildlife Trusts. A well-designed network of places for nature – which links up green spaces and protected areas in our towns, cities and countryside – would have positive benefits for both … Continue reading MP Catherine backs creation of Nature Recovery Network