Residents struggle to get the NHS services they need – Tories fail the NHS
Residents struggle to get the NHS services they need – Tories fail the NHS

Residents struggle to get the NHS services they need – Tories fail the NHS

The Secretary of State for Health didn’t agree with me that the NHS wasn’t safe in the Tory’s hands. Here’s why she’s wrong. One constituent has been on the waiting list for a wheelchair since January this year.     …

Government admits it has created delays for people and businesses
Government admits it has created delays for people and businesses

Government admits it has created delays for people and businesses

A Home Office Minister has admitted to me that they “surged” extra staff from other departments to deal with the Ukraine crisis but won’t say what impact that delays had on people and businesses… Either they don’t know or they…

Working people of Newcastle foot the bill instead of the big Energy Companies
Working people of Newcastle foot the bill instead of the big Energy Companies

Working people of Newcastle foot the bill instead of the big Energy Companies

Liz Truss thinks that getting energy companies to pay their fair share would “undermine the national interest”. The reality is that she is so wedded to hard right ideology that she will let the working people of Newcastle foot the…

It’s a week since I stood in the Commons and paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II
It’s a week since I stood in the Commons and paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II

It’s a week since I stood in the Commons and paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II

It’s a week since I stood in the Commons and paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II. The sense of loss is still strong for the many who admired and respected her across Newcastle. As I said in my…

Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II cared about the things we Geordies care about
Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II cared about the things we Geordies care about

Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II cared about the things we Geordies care about

Chi Onwurah  (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab) The people of Newcastle have always held a strong and proud sense of our own identity as Geordies, as working people, as citizens of the United Kingdom and, for seven decades, as subjects…

Most people support a Windfall Tax on Energy and Oil Companies
Most people support a Windfall Tax on Energy and Oil Companies

Most people support a Windfall Tax on Energy and Oil Companies

During PMQs the Prime Minister claimed to know what the country wants. However, she refuses to back a windfall tax on energy profits. Here’s an August YouGov Poll that shows what the country thinks about a windfall tax.  

Cancer research makes big contribution to the UK economy and the North East
Cancer research makes big contribution to the UK economy and the North East

Cancer research makes big contribution to the UK economy and the North East

I am proud to have life-changing cancer research happening in my constituency of Newcastle Central.  A new Cancer Research UK Policy Report shows the huge contribution cancer R&D makes to the UK economy and the North East CRUK Report:   http://bit.ly/3HVSMHY…