Prime Minister needs to deliver his promises on science
Prime Minister needs to deliver his promises on science

Prime Minister needs to deliver his promises on science

The deal on the #NorthernIrelandProtocol is to be welcomed. I asked the Prime Minister if this meant he would keep his commitment to spend the EU Horizon association money on #science. He did not answer my question. pic.twitter.com/sLcqzppS5a — Chi…

My experience in industry questioned – when Tories on backfoot
My experience in industry questioned – when Tories on backfoot

My experience in industry questioned – when Tories on backfoot

Nice of this Conservative MP to question my experience in industry because he didn't agree with what I was saying. The Tories are tearing themselves apart & the PM's weak leadership leaves them lashing out. pic.twitter.com/Aso2gpu7Io — Chi Onwurah ?…

Labour will introduce specialist rape courts
Labour will introduce specialist rape courts

Labour will introduce specialist rape courts

The @NorthumbriaPCC has introduced Independent Sexual Violence Champions to improve victim experience in the face of this Govt's failure where less than 1 in 50 recorded rapes are charged. I asked if the Minister if he would commit to specialist…

Fans should be at the heart of football
Fans should be at the heart of football

Fans should be at the heart of football

⚫️⚪️We're on our way to Wembley!⚪️⚫️ I asked the Minister if he would wish #NUFC well in Sunday's final and if he would commit to an Independent Regulator and give fans real power over the beautiful game. I didn't get…

Tory Minister presides over 321 year’s worth of sewage in just three years
Tory Minister presides over 321 year’s worth of sewage in just three years

Tory Minister presides over 321 year’s worth of sewage in just three years

Therese Coffey presided over 321 years worth of sewage over three years as water minister. She told me earlier this year that beaches were cleaner with the Tories in charge and that it was Labour's fault. No really, have a…

Wages in the North East are 3% lower than 2010, so households have lost out by £11,000
Wages in the North East are 3% lower than 2010, so households have lost out by £11,000

Wages in the North East are 3% lower than 2010, so households have lost out by £11,000

SEE PARLIAMENT TV: Wages in #NorthEast are 3% down & families £11,000 a year worse off after 13 years of Tory rule. The @IMFNews forecasts we will get poorer still. I asked the Minister if he came into politics to…

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:…

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…