Newcastle MP celebrates 25 years of the D2 Youth Zone

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell today visited the D2 Youth Zone in Newbiggin Hall to chat about their work in supporting young people in the community. D2 Youth Zone yesterday celebrated 25 years of working with young people aged between 11 and 25 years old in Newbiggin Hall with a party for project users and … Continue reading Newcastle MP celebrates 25 years of the D2 Youth Zone

Catherine meets local Members of Youth Parliament

Catherine was delighted to meet with Newcastle’s Members of Youth Parliament to discuss their priorities for the upcoming year and to support their work. The MP joined Newcastle’s Members and Deputy Members of Youth Parliament Morgan, Tessy and Alisa, who were elected in February alongside fellow Deputy Member of Youth Parliament, John. This year the … Continue reading Catherine meets local Members of Youth Parliament

APPG Apprenticeships report launched

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Apprenticeships, co-chaired by Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell, has this week launched its 2018/2019 Annual Report in Parliament, highlighting key recommendations to employers and policymakers to improve and increase the uptake of apprenticeships in the workplace. The report examines contributions put forward to the Group, taking evidence on a … Continue reading APPG Apprenticeships report launched

Catherine ‘delighted’ with children’s hospice commitment

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has warmly welcomed the Government’s confirmation that it plans to increase the Children’s Hospice Grant from £12million a year to £25million a year by 2023/24, following years of campaigning in her capacity as co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Children Who Need Palliative Care. Only last month – … Continue reading Catherine ‘delighted’ with children’s hospice commitment