Grahame Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Easington

Work Till You Drop

The Centre for Social Justice, Iain Duncan Smith’s right-wing Conservative Think Tank, which championed Universal Credit, is calling for the State Pension Age to rise to 75 by 2035. The CSJ’s recommendation: “The SPA (state pension age) should better reflect the longer life expectancies that we now enjoy and be used to support the fiscal…
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August 22, 2019 0

MP BACKS TUMBLING WITH SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Easington MP Grahame Morris joins Electrical Safety First’s campaign to ensure constituents stay safe in their homes. “With 724 fires caused by tumble dryers in English homes last year and a major, ongoing tumble dryer recall, all of us need to check and use them safely”, explains Grahame Morris MP. White goods manufacturer, Whirlpool, is…
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August 22, 2019 0

MP URGES LOCAL CHARITIES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

Easington MP Grahame Morris is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications are open from Wednesday 31 July for two weeks until 14 August. A wide range of community organisations, from registered charities, to…
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August 1, 2019 0

MP Caseworker Surgery (August)

Meet Grahame’s caseworkers for advice on a range of issues. No need to book, these are drop-in events each of which run from 1pm-3pm 1st August: East Durham Trust, Community House, Yoden Road, Peterlee County Durham, SR8 5DP 15th August: Easington Social Welfare, Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham, SR8 3PL 29th August:  Seaham  Sea …
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July 23, 2019 0

Easington Homestay Drop-In Timetable

The latest addition of Easington Homestay drop-in timetable. Open to all residents with housing related issues.


July 22, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP calls to abolish visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women

Easington MP Grahame Morris has added his support to a cross party group of MP’s who have written to Home Secretary Sajid Javid calling for the abolition of visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women in the British armed forces. Currently Commonwealth citizens serving in the UK armed forces have the right to apply for…
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July 17, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP speaks out in support of Alzheimer’s Society dementia care campaign

Easington MP Grahame Morris joined 120 other Members of Parliament at an Alzheimer’s Society photography exhibition to showcase the human cost of the dementia care crisis. The photo exhibition, ‘Dementia Care: The Crisis Behind Closed Doors’, depicts the human cost of a care system that is unfair, unsustainable and in urgent need of reform up…
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July 15, 2019 0

(Video) Justice Questions: Prison Staff Safety

Question 3: Grahame Morris (Easington) What assessment he has made of the adequacy of health and safety for prison staff.


July 9, 2019 0

MP Demands Fair Pay For Royal Fleet Auxiliary Seafarers

Easington MP Grahame Morris has called on Defence Ministers’ to lift the pay cap and deliver a fair pay settlement for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian crewed fleet, which carried out 64% of the Royal Navy’s tasks. The Merchant Navy seafarers in the RFA are employed by the…
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July 8, 2019 0