Admin Assistant trainee – paid job opportunity – £19,500 annual salary (click for full details) – closing date has been extended to Thursday 31st March

Admin Assistant trainee We are seeking to appoint an administration assistant trainee in the busy constituency office of Chi Onwurah, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central constituency.  On the job training will be provided during the one year traineeship which will give you knowledge and skills alongside solid work experience to move […]

I spoke for many in condemning the horrific massacre of 81 people in SaudiArabia

I spoke for many Newcastle Central constituents & NUFC fans in condemning the horrific massacre of 81 people in #SaudiArabia. Fans have no control over the ownership of clubs, but the govt has control & influence on who it trades with. I asked how govt would use their influence. View Parliament TV: https://twitter.com/ChiOnwurah/status/1503419952795160581?cxt=HHwWisC4qemenN0pAAAA   HANSARD […]

Dear Newcastle March 11th 2022

War in Ukraine As a country and a region we have faced many challenges since I entered Parliament in 2010 – cruel austerity cuts, a global pandemic, a cost of living crisis. But in the last month we have seen the threat of war in Europe become a terrible reality in Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and […]

Dementia Research Funding Broken Promise by Tories

  Chi has written to the Minister George Freeman, to ask why the government has broken its manifesto promise to double spending on dementia research, by actually cutting the spending by £8m a year.   Full letter: letter combined

Hearing the voices of survivors of sexual assault

Chi Onwurah  (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab) I thank my hon. Friend for the excellent comments she is making in emphasising the importance of hearing the voices of survivors of sexual assault. Will she join me in congratulating my constituent Anna Robinson, who has written a play about her experience of sexual assault and going […]

The Limited & Shameful UK ‘welcome’ for Ukraine refugees fleeing war

To understand the limited & shameful UK ‘welcome’ for #Ukraine refugees fleeing war you have to understand our broken asylum system. Constituents repeatedly complain to us about the delays, so we decided to trawl the statistics, and this is what we found. Since 2015 every year there are on average 31,571 applications for asylum in […]