Independent Investigation of IDF actions is needed

I raised a point of order after a minister contradicted a previous Tory commitment to seek an independent investigation into the Israeli Defence Force's killing of British aid workers. The IDF investigating itself is not independent. We need accountability. pic.twitter.com/7SGqigfqMa — Chi Onwurah ???? (@ChiOnwurah) April 30, 2024 HANSARD: Chi Onwurah  (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) […]

Workers Memorial Day

Today is Workers Memorial Day when we remember those killed or seriously injured at work. We honour their memory and continue the fight for safety and security in the workplace Labours New Deal Labour’s New Deal for Workers : https://labour.org.uk/updates/stories/a-new-deal-for-working-people/ TUC: On International Workers' Memorial Day, we remember every life lost to unsafe work and commit to fighting […]

Infected Blood scandal

My constituents simply cannot understand why it is taking so long to pay compensation to the victims of the infected blood scandal. I asked the minister if he could give any sense of when compensation might be paid. pic.twitter.com/hkEY13Azhs — Chi Onwurah ???? (@ChiOnwurah) April 26, 2024

Carers Allowance scandal

Unpaid #carers like Lisa in #Newcastle are facing huge #CarersAllowance overpayment bills after DWP blunders I asked the Deputy PM why, when the Secretary of State for Science makes a gaffe – calling a scientist a 'hamas supporter' – it’s taxpayers like Lisa who pay her bills? pic.twitter.com/7eK9UfEnHw — Chi Onwurah ???? (@ChiOnwurah) April 24, […]

The “Space Investigators” exhibition at the Great North Museum celebrates the amazing history of the north-east in designing and manufacturing

Chi Onwurah  (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab) The “Space Investigators” exhibition at the Great North Museum celebrates the amazing history of the north-east in designing and manufacturing telescopes. What support does the Minister offer so that regions such as ours can better understand and promote our great industrial heritage? https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2024-04-18/debates/8B961408-4472-4B80-8076-B856999E140A/TopicalQuestions#

Leasehold Reform – meeting with Minister

Howard and Phyll from Newcastle joined me to meet the Housing Minister about leasehold reform. Kafkaesque leasehold laws allow the Mary Magdalene & Holy Jesus Trust to make their lives a misery, holding their futures hostage. We need Government to listen and, crucially, to act.