Grahame Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Easington


June 6, 2019 0

Interim NHS People Plan

This is an important report into NHS people planning. It is an interim report, so there is an opportunity to identify any deficiencies. My particular concern is about the cancer workforce, in particular the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Leicester South about the loss of bursaries not just for nurses but…
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June 5, 2019 0

UPDATE: Mineworkers Pension Scheme Debate

Due to Urgent Questions and Ministerial Statements the Mineworkers Pension Scheme Debate has been postponed due to the lack of parliamentary time. The debate will now take place on Monday 10th June.

June 4, 2019 0

Easington MP calls on the Government to give ex-miners a fair share of pension profits

Easington MP Grahame Morris will call on the Government to review the Mineworkers Pension Scheme and give ex-miners a fair share of their pension profits. Grahame Morris MP will lead a Backbench Business Debate following more than 100,000 people signing a petition about the Mineworkers Pension Scheme surplus sharing arrangements. Following the privatisation of the…
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June 4, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP backs East Durham Colleges Campaign for Fairer Funding

East Durham College joined forces with other colleges from across the UK this week, calling for the government to increase investment in further education. The Love Our Colleges campaign, which has ran from May 13th to May 17th, was created by the Association of Colleges (AoC). The campaign is designed to raise awareness about the…
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May 20, 2019 0

Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme

Easington MP Grahame Morris has backed calls for a fair deal for former mineworkers. In a cross-party letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Morris calls on Philip Hammond to revise the Surplus Sharing arrangments to give former miners, and their families improved pensions for their decades of hard work. Under the current arrangements…
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April 19, 2019 0


On 11 October 2018, it was announced that 74 Crown post offices would be privatised to WHSmith. This is just one of several announcements over the years to close and privatise our post offices and the Communication Workers Union believes it amounts to a determined effort to end our post office network. In response to…
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April 18, 2019 0

Unique educational and cultural opportunities for our children and young people

Durham County Council is committed to raising the aspirations of children and young people across the county, encouraging them to strive for greater things, providing them with unique educational and cultural experiences and instilling in them a belief that they can achieve. Working across a range of the council’s departments, DCC have been providing children…
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April 17, 2019 0