Newcastle MP joins Google in online safety school visit

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, visited Waverley Primary School in Dumpling Hall today to discuss the importance of online safety for children and young people. She was joined by tech firm Google who used the visit to highlight their  ‘Be Internet Legends’ programme for schools. Google research has shown that 96% of teachers believe … Continue reading Newcastle MP joins Google in online safety school visit

MP Catherine calls on constituents to wear it pink

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell has once again added a hint of pink to her usual Parliamentary attire, to show her support for Breast Cancer Now’s annual wear it pink fundraiser, which this year is taking place on 18th October. Since launching in 2002, wear it pink has raised over £33 million. Catherine is calling … Continue reading MP Catherine calls on constituents to wear it pink

Newcastle MP ‘over the moon’ about Batten Disease decision

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has warmly welcomed today’s announcement by NHS England and the National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) that an innovative treatment for CLN2 Batten Disease will now be made available to patients on the NHS. Catherine has fought extensively for access to Brineura on the health service on behalf … Continue reading Newcastle MP ‘over the moon’ about Batten Disease decision