15 Point Action Plan for Rubbish
15 Point Action Plan for Rubbish

15 Point Action Plan for Rubbish

  Since I was first elected in 2010 to represent the people of Newcastle Central, constituents have regularly raised concerns about fly tipping, rubbish, waste materials and litter. Over the years these concerns have grown as the Conservative Government’s cuts…

Chi backs Mencap ‘Listen To Us’ campaign
Chi backs Mencap ‘Listen To Us’ campaign

Chi backs Mencap ‘Listen To Us’ campaign

Chi backs Mencap ‘Listen To Us’ campaign Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central is backing ‘Listen To Us’  campaign by the learning disability charity Mencap. Last week Chi attended a Parliamentary event to learn about Mencap’s new report exploring isolation…

Chi Onwurah exposes another false Tory Promise, on Dementia research.
Chi Onwurah exposes another false Tory Promise, on Dementia research.

Chi Onwurah exposes another false Tory Promise, on Dementia research.

  Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central , today highlighted another broken promise from the Tory government. The Conservative Manifesto in 2019 contained a promise to double R&D spending on dementia research, yet the reality is that government spending on…

Waiting lists at Newcastle Hospitals pass 92,000 as A&E waiting times rise to over 9 hours
Waiting lists at Newcastle Hospitals pass 92,000 as A&E waiting times rise to over 9 hours

Waiting lists at Newcastle Hospitals pass 92,000 as A&E waiting times rise to over 9 hours

Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central is highly concerned by the latest figures from the NHS which show that at the end of September 2021, there were 92,225 people on the waiting list at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS…

Chi congratulates A-Level students in Newcastle Central after incredibly difficult year
Chi congratulates A-Level students in Newcastle Central after incredibly difficult year

Chi congratulates A-Level students in Newcastle Central after incredibly difficult year

Chi Onwurah MP gave her congratulations to A-level students getting their results today, after 18 months of disrupted learning and revised assessments. A record number of students have been accepted on University courses this year, with most getting their first…

Chi seeks action to renovate The Cooperage
Chi seeks action to renovate The Cooperage

Chi seeks action to renovate The Cooperage

Chi seeks action to renovate The Cooperage Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central, has written to the owners of The Cooperage, in the Close, near the Quayside in Newcastle, about the deep concerns of residents and visitors regarding the state…

Chi hails ‘huge victory’ on steel safeguards
Chi hails ‘huge victory’ on steel safeguards

Chi hails ‘huge victory’ on steel safeguards

Chi Onwurah MP hails ‘huge victory’ on steel safeguards Chi Onwurah has praised steel workers and manufacturers across the North East for helping to force a last-minute government u-turn on Wednesday over the removal of safeguard tariffs on cheap imports…

The Government has no long-term plan for UK science
The Government has no long-term plan for UK science

The Government has no long-term plan for UK science

Chi Onwurah MP, Labour’s Shadow Science Minister, commenting on the announcement that the Government will establish a National Science and Technology Council, said: “Ministers have cut the budget for science this year leaving researchers and programmes in the lurch, and…

Debate in Parliament Celebrating 100 years of the Tyne Bridge
Debate in Parliament Celebrating 100 years of the Tyne Bridge

Debate in Parliament Celebrating 100 years of the Tyne Bridge

Chi holds debate in Parliament Celebrating 100 years of the Tyne Bridge Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central, has secured a Westminster Hall debate next Wednesday 23rd June on ‘Celebrating 100 years of the Tyne Bridge’ Chi said: “The Tyne…