Letter on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Following Catherine’s debate in Parliament last week making the case for an international fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, she has written to Minister James Cleverly. The UK has a chance to seize this crucial opportunity to support multilateral efforts to advance peace in the Middle East. Text of letter: Rt Hon James Cleverly MP Minister of … Continue reading Letter on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Catherine urges Government to “Build Back Fitter after COVID-19” and keep gyms open

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell has urged the Government to ‘Build Back Fitter’ after COVID-19 and to protect gyms and sports in any future lockdown and from the financial impact of Covid-19. Catherine who is Chair of influential House of Commons Petitions Committee led a debate in Westminster Hall on Monday 23rd November relating to … Continue reading Catherine urges Government to “Build Back Fitter after COVID-19” and keep gyms open

Catherine calls for action on online hate and extremism

Catherine McKinnell MP has called for a strong Online Harms Bill to hold social media companies to account for tackling online hate and extremism on their platforms.  In its long-awaited Online Harms Bill, the Government intends to establish a new ‘duty of care’ toward web users, overseen by an independent regulator and backed up by … Continue reading Catherine calls for action on online hate and extremism