Wagner Group fighting for Putin – licenced by government to act in UK
Wagner Group fighting for Putin – licenced by government to act in UK

Wagner Group fighting for Putin – licenced by government to act in UK

As Chair of the @AfricaAPPG I know #WagnerGroup is v active on the continent defending Putin's ambitions in wars, mining, disinformation etc I asked the Minister how someone could be sanctioned for this illegal activity & then licenced by Govt…

More likely to be hit by lightning twice than be the victim of voter fraud!
More likely to be hit by lightning twice than be the victim of voter fraud!

More likely to be hit by lightning twice than be the victim of voter fraud!

You're more likely to be hit by lightning *twice* than be the victim of voter fraud. Yet the Tories want to spend £180m on forcing #VoterID. 🗳️✅Protect your vote ahead of the local elections by applying for a postal vote:…

Tory MP: not regrets on comments about nurses using foodbanks
Tory MP: not regrets on comments about nurses using foodbanks

Tory MP: not regrets on comments about nurses using foodbanks

Simon Clarke does not regret his comments about nurses using foodbanks because he doesn't think they were offensive. It is insulting and ridiculous for someone who is still a Truss Economics supporter to lecture anyone else on budgeting. 🗣️ @bbcnewcastle…

We need regular, accessible, affordable & sustainable bus services
We need regular, accessible, affordable & sustainable bus services

We need regular, accessible, affordable & sustainable bus services

Bus companies are leaving people in #Newcastle stranded, anxious & late to work. We need regular, accessible, affordable & sustainable bus services that are held accountable when they don’t show up. I asked the Minister – how long do we…

Student cost of living crisis
Student cost of living crisis

Student cost of living crisis

41% of @UniofNewcastle students have considered dropping out over financial pressures. The @NewcastleSU foodbank is restocked daily but can empty in just 7 minutes. Govt changes to maintenance loans will leave students £1500 worse off. I asked why they are…

Special Education provision is inadequate
Special Education provision is inadequate

Special Education provision is inadequate

Special educational needs matters. Many parents contact me because either they can't access it or the provision is inadequate. One school's SEND policy did not even mention #Autism or #neurodiversity I asked the Minister if the standards in the govt's…

Dear Newcastle – January Newsletter 2023
Dear Newcastle – January Newsletter 2023

Dear Newcastle – January Newsletter 2023

My latest Dear Newcastle Constituency Report is now up, check out what I’ve been up to and  who I’ve been meeting as your MP – in Newcastle,  and in Parliament and Online   Read full edition here https://chionwurahmp.com/wp-content/uploads/Dear-Newcastle-January-2023.pdf

Only a Labour Government, supporting the partnership between management, workers and trade unions, can achieve lasting success for our postal services
Only a Labour Government, supporting the partnership between management, workers and trade unions, can achieve lasting success for our postal services

Only a Labour Government, supporting the partnership between management, workers and trade unions, can achieve lasting success for our postal services

I asked the Minister what was his vision for the future of postal services, given the reduction in letters and stagnation of parcel delivery. Labour will work with @RoyalMail and postal services to deliver the vital goods and services and…

The No. 1 threat to small business is spiralling energy costs
The No. 1 threat to small business is spiralling energy costs

The No. 1 threat to small business is spiralling energy costs

Many businesses & charities in #NewcastleCentral tell me the biggest threat to their survival is rising energy costs. Govt wants to leave it to the market but when I told the minister it was his job to make the energy…