Bus services are failing in Newcastle Central
Bus services are failing in Newcastle Central

Bus services are failing in Newcastle Central

Bus passengers in #NewcastleCentral face daily disruption due to poor service, long delays & late notice cancellations. The Government couldn’t tell me why bus passengers couldn’t receive fair compensation for failing #BusServices.

Tories have left Nature swimming in sewage but say its Labour’s fault!
Tories have left Nature swimming in sewage but say its Labour’s fault!

Tories have left Nature swimming in sewage but say its Labour’s fault!

Addressing #biodiversity loss is an essential part of addressing climate change. But the Govt's failure to set targets on water quality & habitat protections undermined talks at #COP15. The Secretary of State has left Nature swimming in sewage but says…

Minister fails to give assurances on Pharmacies and Drug supplies
Minister fails to give assurances on Pharmacies and Drug supplies

Minister fails to give assurances on Pharmacies and Drug supplies

I visited Whitworth Pharmacy, #Elswick & saw fantastic work they do for the community. I also saw empty shelves where antibiotics to treat #StrepA would normally be. The minister couldn't give me assurances that pharmacies wouldn't be priced out of…

Chi calls on Secretary of State for Health to urgently meet with paramedic and ambulance unions to resolve the NHS dispute
Chi calls on Secretary of State for Health to urgently meet with paramedic and ambulance unions to resolve the NHS dispute

Chi calls on Secretary of State for Health to urgently meet with paramedic and ambulance unions to resolve the NHS dispute

Paramedic and ambulance staff provide vital services across Newcastle Central and the North East. That’s why I have written to the Secretary of State, Steve Barclay, to call on him to urgently meet with paramedic and ambulance unions to resolve…

Local warm places and winter wellbeing hubs in Newcastle
Local warm places and winter wellbeing hubs in Newcastle

Local warm places and winter wellbeing hubs in Newcastle

https://newcastle.gov.uk/cost-living-support/winter-wellbeing-hubs Many constituents have called me about energy prices & many mentioned it on the doorstep today.  Newcastle City Council  has a very helpful list of local warm places and winterwellbeing hubs. If you need to help to keep warm,…

Rishi Sunak should be negotiating with the nurses on a fair pay rise
Rishi Sunak should be negotiating with the nurses on a fair pay rise

Rishi Sunak should be negotiating with the nurses on a fair pay rise

Nurses striking in #Newcastle is a badge of shame for this government. Rishi Sunak should be negotiating with the nurses for a fair pay rise. Instead, he’s playing the blame game for the problems his government has caused.   Chi…