Tyne Bridge must be refurbished
Tyne Bridge must be refurbished

Tyne Bridge must be refurbished

Our lovely #TyneBridge is a #NorthEast icon & a critical part of our #transport infrastructure. It must be refurbished, but we can't take more transport disruption after years of Tory underinvestment. I secured an urgent meeting with the Transport Minister…

British Science uncertainty risks jobs & businesses
British Science uncertainty risks jobs & businesses

British Science uncertainty risks jobs & businesses

British Scientists are still having to choose between the country they love and the funding they need as #Horizon uncertainty risks jobs & businesses. But the Science Minister thinks it's all fine & Britain is playing a different game. pic.twitter.com/39MQynJsQw…

Residents are being hugely undermined by atrocious bus services
Residents are being hugely undermined by atrocious bus services

Residents are being hugely undermined by atrocious bus services

Atrocious bus services are undermining the lives of so many in #Newcastle. Today, I asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether he would keep the promise of the last SoS to meet with me urgently. He didn't bother to…

Innovation is the way we drive growth
Innovation is the way we drive growth

Innovation is the way we drive growth

“Innovation is the way we drive growth.” 🚀 Says @RishiSunak in response to @ChiOnwurah question on 🇬🇧 association to Horizon Europe. pic.twitter.com/WDMNDEZCpL — University APPG (@universityappg) November 18, 2022   The PM did say lots of lovely things about Science…

Debate in Parliament to highlight the unique Newcastle charity Families in Care
Debate in Parliament to highlight the unique Newcastle charity Families in Care

Debate in Parliament to highlight the unique Newcastle charity Families in Care

I called a debate on the unique Newcastle charity Families in Care who offer support for birth parents through the adoption process. I asked Government t to work with them so more areas can benefit from their model. Demand is…

More bus and other Public Transport service complaints
More bus and other Public Transport service complaints

More bus and other Public Transport service complaints

I want to share with you another email from a constituent in response to my campaign to improve the quality of & information on Bus services in Newcastle. Public money is going to private bus companies for terrible services, all…

Iran – death penalty being given to those who claim basic human rights
Iran – death penalty being given to those who claim basic human rights

Iran – death penalty being given to those who claim basic human rights

The prospect of the Iranian regime executing 1000s of brave women & girls for protesting horrifies & oppresses us all. I asked what the Govt was doing to ensure that every protest, every arrest, and every death threat receives global…