OUTER WEST LEISURE STAGE 2 CONSULTATION

Thank you to everyone who has engaged with Newcastle City Council’s Consultation on the Outer West Leisure Centre following our campaign which secured £22m in funding for a new Centre. I supported the bid in Parliament and raised the issue directly with the Prime Minister and other Ministers. Since the announcement, I have continued to … Continue reading OUTER WEST LEISURE STAGE 2 CONSULTATION

UK WILL REMAIN A TOP DESTINATION FOR DIRTY MONEY UNLESS WE INVEST IN CATCHING AND PUNISHING THOSE RESPONSIBLE

Catherine McKinnell MP has warned that despite new legislation, the UK will remain a safe haven for billionaire oligarchs linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime if the Government fails to properly fund the agencies tasked with investigating and punishing financial crime. Challenging the Foreign Secretary in the House of Commons, Catherine stated that “a … Continue reading UK WILL REMAIN A TOP DESTINATION FOR DIRTY MONEY UNLESS WE INVEST IN CATCHING AND PUNISHING THOSE RESPONSIBLE

CATHERINE BACKS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has reaffirmed her commitment to Fairtrade Fortnight during an event in Westminster. Catherine is a proud and passionate supporter of the fairtrade movement, as campaigning on this issue is how she first became involved in politics as a student. This year, Fairtrade Fortnight raises awareness of the need to protect … Continue reading CATHERINE BACKS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT

UK must do everything it can to defend democracy

Catherine McKinnell, Member of Parliament for Newcastle North, has spoken today in Parliament to support Ukraine and ensure the UK does everything we can to defend democracy. Speaking in Parliament, Catherine said “We can only imagine the pain that Ukrainians are going through. Like many members I’ve been inundated with emails from constituents who desperately … Continue reading UK must do everything it can to defend democracy