Government Act has delayed Home Office processing applications – confirmed
Government Act has delayed Home Office processing applications – confirmed

Government Act has delayed Home Office processing applications – confirmed

This week the Prime Minister praised the Nationality & Borders Act, brought in by his Party. At the same time, the Home Office are telling us this Act caused delays, in their own words, a “direct impact” on the ability…

Public money going to private bus companies for terrible services
Public money going to private bus companies for terrible services

Public money going to private bus companies for terrible services

I want to share with you this 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. She…

Women in the Armed Forces failing to get the help they need
Women in the Armed Forces failing to get the help they need

Women in the Armed Forces failing to get the help they need

The NE is proud of our servicemen & women & NE Charity @ForwardAssist1 showed women veterans did not get the mental health support they need especially given the level of sexual harassment they experienced. But the Minister didn't seem to…

Failing Private Rail companies are rewarded
Failing Private Rail companies are rewarded

Failing Private Rail companies are rewarded

Chi Onwurah  (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab) Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. Why does the Minister insist on rewarding private sector failure—Avanti or TransPennine Express—with more public money, while refusing to invest in transformative public transport services such as Northern…

Bus Services in Newcastle – passengers views
Bus Services in Newcastle – passengers views

Bus Services in Newcastle – passengers views

After meeting Stagecoach North East, I asked Newcastle residents to verify their claims on the quality of Bus Services. I will be taking people’s answers to the Transport Secretary of State . 87.4% of respondents didn’t agree with Stagecoach’s assessment…