KNOW YOUR RISK, CATHERINE ENCOURAGES CONSTITUENTS DURING TYPE 2 DIABETES PREVENTION WEEK

At the start of Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell is encouraging constituents to find out the risks, and how to take steps that can help prevent type 2 diabetes. Last year in the North East 174,000 were diagnosed with diabetes, a 5,000 increase on the year before, and research from … Continue reading KNOW YOUR RISK, CATHERINE ENCOURAGES CONSTITUENTS DURING TYPE 2 DIABETES PREVENTION WEEK

NEWCASTLE NORTH MP DEVASTATED BY PROPOSAL TO END 63 YEARS OF CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURING

Catherine has responded to news that Nestle is consulting on the closure of its factory in Fawdon by the end of 2023, putting 475 local jobs at risk, calling the announcement ‘absolutely devastating’. The factory was opened in 1958 by then owners Rowntree and currently produces some of the country’s most well-known confectionary products such … Continue reading NEWCASTLE NORTH MP DEVASTATED BY PROPOSAL TO END 63 YEARS OF CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURING

NEWCASTLE NORTH MP JOINS THE FA TO DISCUSS ONLINE HATE AND FOOTBALL’S SOCIAL MEDIA BOYCOTT

Catherine has joined the Football Association (FA) to discuss online hate and abuse and their social media boycott in response to the ongoing concerns. As Chair of the Petition Committee in Parliament and Co-Chair of the All-Party Group Against Antisemitism, Catherine has been highlighting the growing public concern that too many people are getting away … Continue reading NEWCASTLE NORTH MP JOINS THE FA TO DISCUSS ONLINE HATE AND FOOTBALL’S SOCIAL MEDIA BOYCOTT

CATHERINE CELEBRATES NORTH FAWDON PRIMARY’S THE SMALLEST THINGS PREM AWARE STATUS

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell was delighted to visit North Fawdon Primary School this week to celebrate them becoming the first North East school to achieve Prem Aware status from the charity The Smallest Things. Research from The Smallest Things highlights that in the average classroom two to three children will have been born prematurely … Continue reading CATHERINE CELEBRATES NORTH FAWDON PRIMARY’S THE SMALLEST THINGS PREM AWARE STATUS