Newcastle North MP joins pupils for Wonderful Westerhope Reading Week

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, joined pupils of Westerhope Primary School on Monday for the school’s ‘Wonderful Westerhope Reading Week’, being held from 28th February-4th March to incorporate World Book Day on 3rd March.  Catherine was invited to visit the school by Year 4 pupils, Rhys and Kieran, who asked her to bring along a … Continue reading Newcastle North MP joins pupils for Wonderful Westerhope Reading Week

Catherine confirms March and April surgery dates

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has confirmed her constituency surgery dates for March and April 2011, with the next surgeries taking place this Saturday, 5th March. Catherine will be available to provide assistance and advice to her constituents on the following dates, times and venues:  Saturday 5th March  9.30am                 ASDA, Gosforth 10.45am               Morrisons, … Continue reading Catherine confirms March and April surgery dates

Solicitor General questioned on legal challenges to Government cuts

Shadow Solicitor General and Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, questioned the Law Officers in the Commons today about their role in ensuring that Coalition Ministers are aware of their legal duties to properly consult and rigorously consider the equalities impacts of cuts before funding and policy decisions are taken. Speaking during oral questions to the … Continue reading Solicitor General questioned on legal challenges to Government cuts

Local MP takes up the ‘What’s Your Promise?’ campaign with Brunton Park church

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, joined members of the St Aidan’s Church congregation at Brunton Park in her constituency on Sunday (27th February) to discuss the Micah Challenge’s ‘What’s Your Promise?’ campaign. Catherine was invited by the Revd Canon Andrew Shipton, and local resident Dorothy Clasper, to outline the actions she is taking to … Continue reading Local MP takes up the ‘What’s Your Promise?’ campaign with Brunton Park church

Newcastle North MP pledges to ‘Keep Trade Local’ with FSB

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has become an ambassador of the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) ‘Keep Trade Local’ campaign, by signing the FSB’s Keep Trade Local charter. As an ambassador of the campaign – which highlights the importance of small shops, post offices and pubs to the local community and seeks to save … Continue reading Newcastle North MP pledges to ‘Keep Trade Local’ with FSB