Budget 2018 Speech

Catherine spoke in Parliament in the ongoing debate following the Chancellor’s Budget 2018 statement, covering the impact of Brexit on the North East, Universal Credit, funding cuts to local authorities and the discrimination facing 1950s-born women. You can read a full copy of her speech below.  A full transcript of the debate on Monday can be … Continue reading Budget 2018 Speech

Newcastle MP joins in with World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has again shown her backing for the work of Macmillan Cancer Support by attending a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event, held earlier this week in Parliament. This year’s event at Westminster focused on the challenges that people can face at different stages of their cancer experience. Following the success of Macmillan’s biggest … Continue reading Newcastle MP joins in with World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Catherine backs Clean Air for Children Programme

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, this week attended a Clean Air Parents’ Network reception in Parliament, to meet with parents and carers who are campaigning to protect children and babies from air pollution.  Those attending the event included Catherine’s constituent, and member of local campaign group SPACE for Gosforth, Jon Hanney. The Clean Air Parents’ Network has been jointly created … Continue reading Catherine backs Clean Air for Children Programme

Newcastle MP pledges support for local pubs

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has pledged her support for the Long Live the Local campaign to help pubs in her constituency keep their doors open. The Tyneside MP is joined by the more than 114,000 people who have signed the campaign’s petition across the country, including 155 in Newcastle North. In the run-up to the … Continue reading Newcastle MP pledges support for local pubs

North of Tyne devolution

The draft Order formally establishing the North of Tyne Combined Authority and process for directly electing a North of Tyne Mayor was debated and agreed in Parliament yesterday. Catherine spoke during the debate and you can read a copy of her speech below. A full transcript of the debate is also available here, and the … Continue reading North of Tyne devolution