Government u-turn on A Level and GCSE results

Thank goodness common sense has now prevailed on A Level results. The government’s approach to this year’s A-Levels has been chaotic and has caused huge stress and anxiety for many students who were given grades by a computer algorithm which do not reflect their ability. This afternoon the Government have now thankfully made a U-turn … Continue reading Government u-turn on A Level and GCSE results

Newcastle Airport welcomes Catherine and calls for more support from the Government

Today Catherine visited the region’s largest Airport to discuss the need for additional support for the aviation industry with Airport leaders. Newcastle Airport is continuing to ask the Government for 12 months business rates relief for Airport’s in England and Wales, to match the support which has been provided to Airports in Scotland and Northern … Continue reading Newcastle Airport welcomes Catherine and calls for more support from the Government

Catherine calls for urgent action from Government on ‘profound impact’ of coronavirus on maternity leave

In a new letter published this morning, Petitions Committee Chair Catherine McKinnell MP has implored the Government to recognise the urgency of the effect of COVID-19 on maternity leave and new parents, and called on Ministers to respond to the Committee’s recent landmark report on the critical issue ‘before it’s too late’. In correspondence last … Continue reading Catherine calls for urgent action from Government on ‘profound impact’ of coronavirus on maternity leave