Catherine McKinnell

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Catherine McKinnell

Catherine McKinnell is the UK Labour Party MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, and was the shadow economic secretary to HM Treasury from 2013 to 2015. [1]

In the 2015 general election, McKinnell was re-elected with a majority of 10,153. [2]

As of September 2015 she has been appointed to the post of Shadow Attorney General, having worked as a solicitor before entering Parliament. [3]


McKinnell was elected in May 2010 with a majority vote of 3,414.

She has held various ministerial roles, starting in October 2011 when Ed Miliband appointed her shadow minister for children and young families. She then became shadow exchequer secretary to the Treasury and a member of the shadow treasury team in May 2012, before being appointed shadow economic secretary to the Treasury in October 2013. [4]




  • Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
  • Telephone: 020 7219 7115
  • Email:


  • Address: The Lemington Centre, Tyne View, Newcastle, NE15 8RZ
  • Telephone: 0191 229 0352


  1. Catherine McKinnell MP, accessed 18 May 2015
  2. Catherine McKinnell, accessed 18 May 2015
  3. Who's who in Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet BBC News, Accessed 16 September 2015
  4. Catherine McKinnell MP, accessed 19 March 2015