TACKLING CHILD POVERTY MUST BE A ‘LEVELLING UP’ PRIORITY

If the Government is serious about rebalancing our economy and ensuring ‘levelling up’ is more than an election slogan, tackling child poverty must be a priority In the classic BBC drama series Our Friends in the North, Christopher Ecclestone’s character Nicky Hutchinson, as an impatient young firebrand, argues “Tomorrow is too late”. With over a … Continue reading TACKLING CHILD POVERTY MUST BE A ‘LEVELLING UP’ PRIORITY

NEWCASTLE NORTH MP CALLS FOR A CHILDCARE SYSTEM THAT SUPPORT FAMILIES AND ECONOMY

Catherine McKinnell, Member of Parliament for Newcastle North, has renewed calls for the Government to review and invest in childcare as the “vital infrastructure it clearly is” as part of a debate in the House of Commons. Last year, Catherine led a debate in Westminster on childcare funding and affordability (Link to debate) and has … Continue reading NEWCASTLE NORTH MP CALLS FOR A CHILDCARE SYSTEM THAT SUPPORT FAMILIES AND ECONOMY