ANZAC export and investment forum

ANZAC export and investment forum Saturday 9th February from 10-00am till 12noon Thinking of exporting to Australia or New Zealand? Wanting to advertise inward investment opportunities in the North East? UKTI,  EEF and NECC will be holding an export and investment forum at: EEF House, Queensway North, Team Valley Trading Estate                                                                                                               Gateshead NE11 0NX                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Webster, Director […]

Chi backs call for more protection for private tenants

Houses in Elswick

Chi backs call for more protection for private tenants Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central speaking in a debate on private sector rented housing in the House of Commons yesterday highlighted to ministers that housing is the number one issue raised with her by residents. She told ministers: “ Week after week in my constituency surgeries, […]

Australia has a broadband vision – do we?

    The UK government currently has no plans for BDUK beyond 2015 By Chi Onwurah | Computerworld UK | Published 15:40, 16 January 13   I spent Christmas and New Year visiting friends in Australia and I took the opportunity to catch up on what was happening with their National Broadband Network (NBN) Co. In March 2009 I was […]

Chi takes up a new shadow ministerial role in the Cabinet Office team

Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central has been asked by Ed Miliband to take up a new shadow ministerial role in labour’s Cabinet Office team.  Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party said: “ Chi Onwurah has done a great job on the Shadow Business, Innovation and Skills team, and is now […]

Dear Newcastle

As we go into Christmas we have the heartbreaking images and devastating consequences of the Newtown shootings to remind us of just what humanity is capable of in both the best and worst senses. In a moving speech, President Obama put into words what so many of us were thinking. He explained, better than most politicians can, […]

Chi takes housing campaign to Westminster

Chi takes housing campaign to Westminster Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central has secured a special adjournment debate on ‘ Unoccupied houses available for private rental in Newcastle ’  in the House of Commons on Monday 12 November.  Chi sees this as a important step in her campaign on to improve access to affordable housing […]