Catherine joins West Denton community safety day

On Wednesday (15th August) a number of local agencies came together to hold a successful Community Safety Day in West Denton. Teams from the Fire and Rescue Service, Your Homes Newcastle, Northumbria Police and Safe Newcastle were out speaking to residents in West Denton about community safety and anti-social behaviour, with the Fire Service also … Continue reading Catherine joins West Denton community safety day

Outstanding young mental health campaigner recognised by PM

The Prime Minister has today (7th August) recognised Tom Rebair, aged 23 from Newcastle, for raising awareness of mental health, with a Points of Light award formally presented to him by his local MP, Catherine McKinnell. Tom is a mental health campaigner who bravely shares his own story to help the charities The Prince’s Trust … Continue reading Outstanding young mental health campaigner recognised by PM

MP Catherine responds to online abuse inquiry findings

Commenting on today’s publication of the report by Parliament’s Petitions Committee, ‘Online abuse and the experience of disabled people’, Committee member and Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, said: ‘It’s clear from some of the appalling evidence the Committee received that the Government – and social media companies – must do much more both to support disabled … Continue reading MP Catherine responds to online abuse inquiry findings

Newcastle North MP opens up website to deaf constituents

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has today launched a new section on her website to support deaf constituents who use British Sign Language (BSL), with the support of local charity Deaflink. In what may be the first use of British Sign Language on any MP’s website, the new page includes a subtitled video of a person using BSL … Continue reading Newcastle North MP opens up website to deaf constituents