Chi writes to the Prime Minister calling for Harvey Weinstein to lose his CBE

Chi has written to the Prime Minister along with three other Shadow Ministers and Jess Phillips, the Chair of the Women’s PLP, calling for disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to be stripped of his honorary CBE. You can find a press release about the letter below, along with a scan and the full text.   […]

Chi Onwurah MP calls for Newcastle GP services to be protected

Chi Onwurah calls for Newcastle GP services to be protected   Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central has written to Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for health [see letter below], Steve Brine, requesting a meeting to discuss GP availability and problems facing patients in Newcastle.   This follows her question to the Health Minister calling for […]

Job advert – part time Caseworker/Admin Officer (Newcastle-based)

Job Title: Part time Caseworker/Admin officer (20-25 hours per week over 5 days) Working For: Chi Onwurah MP (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Salary: IPSA Pay scale: £16,478 -£27,876 pro-rata Job Details: Chi Onwurah MP has a vacancy for a part-time caseworker/admin officer in her busy Newcastle constituency office. The most important […]

Chi Onwurah MP meets with council leaders to ensure safety of Newcastle tower blocks

Chi Onwurah MP has met with Newcastle council leaders and representatives of Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) to ensure tower blocks in Newcastle are safe from fire. This follows the horrific fire at Grenfell tower block in Kensington, West London, which has so far led to over 30 confirmed casualties. YHN, which manages 38 high rise […]

Chi Onwurah was re elected as  Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central on 8th June 2017  

MP’s Report: March 10th 2016

Dear Newcastle We have had a remarkably mild winter and the joy of seeing Newcastle top the Championship league on the way, we hope, back into the Premiership next season. In Westminster, Brexit was temporarily eclipsed by the budget and by election only to return to the Commons next week. Of the two by elections […]

Government responds to Chi’s letter demanding recognition for working-class women

Following my Westminster Hall debate on the effect of state pension changes on working-class women, in which my questions to the minister Caroline Nokes were not answered, Iwrote to the Government demanding recognition for working-class women. You can read my letter here. We have now received a response to the letter, which you can read below. […]

The most popular economists in the House are… [Updated with new names]

Late last year I asked the House of Commons Library to tell me which economists were most cited in the House, and posted a graph on my website illustrating trends over time. Now we’ve added Schumpeter, Blanchflower and Galbraith into the mix, and the results are as follows… Mariana Mazzucato is level with Karl Marx, […]