CATHERINE STEPS UP SUPPORT FOR FOOD ON PLATE CAMPAIGN  

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has joined a cross party group of MPs calling on the Prime Minister to take urgent action on food waste.    Two million tonnes of fresh, unsold food is wasted in the UK every year. Funding to help farmers and food producers get this food to frontline charities has now … Continue reading CATHERINE STEPS UP SUPPORT FOR FOOD ON PLATE CAMPAIGN  

WARNING ON ACCESS TO SWIMMING DURING NEWCASTLE SWIM TEAM VISIT

        Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell visited Newcastle Swim Team at one of their regular training sessions at Gosforth Pool. During the visit, Catherine watched the Newcastle Swim Team train and met with members the Newcastle Swim Team Committee and representatives from Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL), who manage leisure facilities in Newcastle. … Continue reading WARNING ON ACCESS TO SWIMMING DURING NEWCASTLE SWIM TEAM VISIT

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