Dear Newcastle – Newsletter February 2023
Dear Newcastle  – Newsletter February 2023

Dear Newcastle – Newsletter February 2023

My latest DearNewcastle Constituency Report is now up, check out what I’ve been up to & who I’ve been meeting as your MP – in Newcastle, UKParliament& online! OpenMP Read herehttps://chionwurahmp.com/wp-content/uploads/Dear-Newcastle-February-2023.pdf  

NUFC about to play first cup final since 1999 but it’s impossible to book a train from Newcastle to London on the day so I written to take up this failure with LNER
NUFC about to play first cup final since 1999 but it’s impossible to book a train from Newcastle to London on the day so I written to take up this failure with LNER

NUFC about to play first cup final since 1999 but it’s impossible to book a train from Newcastle to London on the day so I written to take up this failure with LNER

NUFC are about to play their first cup final since 1999. But fans have contacted me to say, two weeks before the match, it is impossible to book a train from Newcastle to London on the day. I’ve written to…

Good News – Strawberry Place site purchased by NUFC
Good News – Strawberry Place site purchased by NUFC

Good News – Strawberry Place site purchased by NUFC

I’m pleased to hear that the land at Strawberry Place has been purchased by NUFC. It should never have been sold off by Ashley in the first place. People of Newcastle were clear they would not support the use of…

Wages in the North East are 3% lower than 2010, so households have lost out by £11,000
Wages in the North East are 3% lower than 2010, so households have lost out by £11,000

Wages in the North East are 3% lower than 2010, so households have lost out by £11,000

SEE PARLIAMENT TV: Wages in #NorthEast are 3% down & families £11,000 a year worse off after 13 years of Tory rule. The @IMFNews forecasts we will get poorer still. I asked the Minister if he came into politics to…

Ambulance workers do extraordinary, life saving work – but forgotten by this government
Ambulance workers do extraordinary, life saving work – but forgotten by this government

Ambulance workers do extraordinary, life saving work – but forgotten by this government

Every day our ambulance workers do extraordinary, life saving work in the NorthEast and all across communities in the UK I met with GMB union representatives and heard how these vital workers have felt demonised and forgotten by this government.

A week after Holocaust Memorial Day, the appearance of Nazi symbolism in Newcastle is deeply repugnant
A week after Holocaust Memorial Day, the appearance of Nazi symbolism in Newcastle is deeply repugnant

A week after Holocaust Memorial Day, the appearance of Nazi symbolism in Newcastle is deeply repugnant

At any time, but especially a week after Holocaust Memorial Day, the appearance of Nazi symbolism in Newcastle is repugnant. Seeking to promote the evil ideology a whole generation of Brits sacrificed so much to overthrow is deeply disturbing. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-64495509…

Tories trying to rush through anti worker legislation
Tories trying  to rush through anti worker legislation

Tories trying to rush through anti worker legislation

As the Tories try and rush through this anti worker legislation today, a reminder on where I and UKLabour stand ?? I’m against Tory plans to restrict the right to strike. Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2023-01-30/debates/AA4BBFD1-EBE3-4346-8968-7CB474F3F85E/Strikes(MinimumServiceLevels)Bill

Wagner Group fighting for Putin – licenced by government to act in UK
Wagner Group fighting for Putin – licenced by government to act in UK

Wagner Group fighting for Putin – licenced by government to act in UK

As Chair of the @AfricaAPPG I know #WagnerGroup is v active on the continent defending Putin's ambitions in wars, mining, disinformation etc I asked the Minister how someone could be sanctioned for this illegal activity & then licenced by Govt…