Catherine McKinnell steps up defence of One North East

The new Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Catherine McKinnell, has launched a passionate defence of the region’s endangered development agency, One North East. Speaking in the House of Commons, Ms McKinnell stated that it was ludicrous that the government has decided to push forward with abolition of the popular and respected agency. ‘With … Continue reading Catherine McKinnell steps up defence of One North East

Catherine highlights the unfair impact of cuts upon the northeast

The Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Catherine McKinnell, has launched a passionate defence of the region in the wake of government cuts. Speaking in the House of Commons, Ms McKinnell stated that it was ludicrous that so little consideration had been given to important regional differences when deciding where the Lib-Con axe would … Continue reading Catherine highlights the unfair impact of cuts upon the northeast