Newcastle North MP backs Earth Hour

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has added her voice to Earth Hour, the world’s largest annual event to promote protecting the planet, safeguarding nature and setting it on the path to recovery. Catherine recently joined over 100 of her Parliamentary colleagues at a briefing hosted by leading conservation charity WWF, to show her support for … Continue reading Newcastle North MP backs Earth Hour

Catherine commits to continue speaking up for people with MS

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has committed to continue speaking up for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) after rejoining the All-Party Parliamentary Group on MS as an officer of the group. It is estimated that around 480 people are living with MS in Newcastle, and more than 100,000 people have the condition across the country. … Continue reading Catherine commits to continue speaking up for people with MS

Newcastle MP backs Fairtrade cocoa farmers campaign

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North and member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Fairtrade, has met with farmers from the Ivory Coast, Rwanda and the Dominican Republic at an event held in Parliament to mark Fairtrade Fortnight. Each year, Fairtrade Fortnight sees communities, schools, businesses and faith groups across the country holding events in … Continue reading Newcastle MP backs Fairtrade cocoa farmers campaign