Nissan plant in Sunderland – Chi on sky news

Chi was on Sky News discussing the Nissan plant in Sunderland and the need for investment in the North East. Click below to see the video. Chi on Sky News – Nissan, Brexit and the North East

Building the West Gosforth we want

Blue House Roundabout 2035   Chi Onwurah MP Labour MP for Newcastle Central Invites you to a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the Council’s draft proposals for Blue House Roundabout and changing the way we travel to preserve the Town Moor With Councillor Ged Bell, Head of Transport Investment Graham Grant, and Newcastle Digital Civics […]

Dear Newcastle

I always enjoy returning to Newcastle after Parliament breaks up for recess but this year it is a relief as well as a pleasure! Westminster is reeling from two months of unprecedented turmoil – and the country is also suffering from uncertainty on so many fronts. The Brexit result surprised everyone, including many who voted […]

Labour’s leadership motion

Why I voted No in this week’s motion   A year after losing the Election, despite months of hard work and effort, the country voted to leave the European Union. Newcastle voted to stay but by the slimmest of margins. The last few days have been some of the most difficult since I was given the […]

Chi to host Nigerian President’s Special Diaspora Adviser in Newcastle

Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central working with the Nigerian Association of Tyne & Wear has invited the North East’s Nigerian Diaspora communities to a Town Hall style meeting at Newcastle University Business School this Friday(20th May) with the  Hon Ms Abike Dabiri Erewa, The Senior Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Diaspora & […]

Chi Encourages Teens to Take Part in an Experience of a Lifetime this Summer

Over 500 teenagers from Newcastle upon Tyne have already said yes to a once-in-a-lifetime experience this summer by signing up for National Citizen Service (NCS). This summer NCS is giving young people aged 15-17* the chance to spend two weeks living away from home before creating their own projects that make a difference to their […]

Benwell & Scotswood Ward Summit

  Attendees   Chi Onwurah MP, Jeremy Beecham, Hazel Stephenson & Rob Higgins Local Member of Parliament and Councillors Geraldine Cunningham Local Economic Development Officer, Newcastle City Council Shirley Brady Pendower Pendower Tenants and Residents Association Pauline Pilarska-Poole JET [Jobs, Employment, Training] Sarah Miller Millin Centre Hannah Morrow Reviving the Heart of the West End […]

Dear Newcastle

It has been a wet Christmas and New Year with flooding in many places but thankfully not in Newcastle Central. I hope everyone managed to enjoy a few days rest and relaxation as 2015 ended, I know my emails were considerably reduced over the period, which I consider to be a good sign! Royal Mail […]

Chi thoughts on Syria and voting intention

Dear Newcastle Central Constituents I have spent much of the weekend considering how I will vote on the question of whether the UK should extend airstrikes against Daesh/ISIS from Iraq to Syria, seeking out and weighing the evidence and the risks. I want to thank all of you who have written, emailed, tweeted, facebooked or […]

Dear Newcastle September 2015

Dear Newcastle Well this summer you could say the political weather has been even more changeable than the real weather. After a long and gruelling summer campaign Jeremy Corbyn was overwhelmingly elected as leader by a huge new membership and the Party has a new energy and enthusiasm for real change. We have half a […]