NEWCASTLE NORTH MP JOINS ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH UK TO SUPPORT DEMENTIA RESEARCH IN WORLD ALZHEIMER’S MONTH

To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, Catherine McKinnell MP joined Alzheimer’s Research UK at an event in Parliament to show her support for dementia research. In the UK nearly 1 million people are living with dementia, and it is one of the leading causes of death. We all know someone affected by dementia. It has a … Continue reading NEWCASTLE NORTH MP JOINS ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH UK TO SUPPORT DEMENTIA RESEARCH IN WORLD ALZHEIMER’S MONTH

NEW LEVELLING UP SECRETARY URGED TO GET BEHIND OUTER WEST LEISURE CAMPAIGN

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has called on the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove, to back Newcastle City Council’s Levelling Up Fund bid to develop a £22mllion state of the art, net-zero carbon Outer West Leisure Centre, including a swimming pool, sports hall and gym, as well as … Continue reading NEW LEVELLING UP SECRETARY URGED TO GET BEHIND OUTER WEST LEISURE CAMPAIGN

CATHERINE JOINS WITH CITIZENS ADVICE NEWCASTLE IN CALLING ON GOVERNMENT TO KEEP THE UNIVERSAL CREDIT LIFELINE

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell joined Shona Alexander, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice Newcastle to discuss the Government’s £20 per week cut to Universal Credit. At a visit to Citizens Advice Newcastle, Catherine heard first-hand the impact that the Government’s cut could have on families across Newcastle from Citizens Advice Newcastle. The visit followed Catherine’s … Continue reading CATHERINE JOINS WITH CITIZENS ADVICE NEWCASTLE IN CALLING ON GOVERNMENT TO KEEP THE UNIVERSAL CREDIT LIFELINE

ENOUGH TALK—THE GOVERNMENT NEED TO WALK THE LEVELLING UP WALK ON NORTHERN RAIL INVESTMENT

Catherine McKinnell has used a debate in Westminster Hall on Levelling Up to press the Government to properly support rail infrastructure in the North.  Speaking in the debate, Catherine highlighted that “committing to the eastern leg of HS2, alongside Northern Powerhouse Rail and East Coast Main Line upgrades, are all essential to make HS2 work … Continue reading ENOUGH TALK—THE GOVERNMENT NEED TO WALK THE LEVELLING UP WALK ON NORTHERN RAIL INVESTMENT

TACKLE HEALTH INEQUALITIES BY BACKING OUTER WEST LEISURE BID URGES CATHERINE MCKINNELL MP

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has again urged Ministers to back Newcastle City Council’s Levelling Up Fund bid to develop a £22mllion state of the art, net-zero carbon Outer West Leisure Centre. The new centre would include a swimming pool, sports hall and gym, as well as a café, library and community space. Speaking during … Continue reading TACKLE HEALTH INEQUALITIES BY BACKING OUTER WEST LEISURE BID URGES CATHERINE MCKINNELL MP