Operation Sanctuary – how to raise concerns

Operation Sanctuary Following discussions Chi received the following email from Chief Superintendent Laura Young:  There is an extensive engagement plan in place across the West End of Newcastle to monitor community concerns and at present there has been no indication that concerns are being raised in relation to activity with regards operation sanctuary. I am […]

Chi Onwurah awarded a Golden Eagle by the charity Good Thinking

The charity Good Thinking aims to encourage curiosity and promote rational thinking and this year decided to reward those politicians who have stood up for science and rationalism in Parliament.  Three politicians have been chosen as worthy winners of the Golden Eagle Award including Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central. The prize will […]

Green Alliance’s summer reception – What is the future of UK infrastructure?

Speech by Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, Shadow Chancellor Green Alliance’s summer reception – What is the future of UK infrastructure?  10 July 2013, BMA House   Thank you very much indeed Matthew for inviting me along and to Martin for that commentary on the paper from Green Alliance. Martin has the advantage that I […]

Dear Newcastle

  Chi attends  Newcastle Youth Council meeting   We hope that we have seen the worst of the winter weather and now the snow is finally off the streets of Newcastle.  I know how difficult it made ordinary journeys to work or shopping. Christmas and New Year seem a long time ago with Pancake Day is […]

Same sex marriage message from Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband MP: “I’ll be voting for equal marriage in the House of Commons and I’ll be doing so proudly. I will be doing so in a proud Labour tradition which saw us repeal Section 28, equalise the age of consent, introduce new rules on adoption and introduce civil partnerships. “I’ll be voting for equal marriage […]

Chi takes up Disability Living Allowance delays

Chi takes up DLA delays Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central today questioned the government minister in Parliament on the excessive delays in applications and appeals for Disability Living Allowance Chi told the House of Commons: “ A constituent of mine had to wait two years to have his DLA appeal reassessed,   causing him […]

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 […]