Author: Grahame Morris

Member of Parliament for Easington

Constituents Visiting the UK Parliament

I am always pleased to arrange tours of the Houses of Parliament for constituents who are visiting London, subject to Parliamentary business and ongoing repairs to the main building, which can sometimes restrict public access on the day. A full ‘line of route’ tour of the Palace of Westminster starts at the Sovereign’s Entrance, Norman…
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August 2, 2017 0

Supporting deaf people in East Durham

Durham Deafened Support helps and supports people who have hearing loss who find that a hearing aid is not enough. I recently visited the Durham Deafened support group in Horden and held a question and answer session where the members, who live throughout East Durham, raised some specific concerns about how we are falling short on supporting deaf people. I was…
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July 31, 2017 0

Cross-Party support for the clean air bill

I am calling on Michael Gove to adopt a clean air bill in a new strategy to tackle the crisis of air pollution in the UK. More than half of the British public believe air pollution levels across the UK are damaging to their health and almost two-thirds back proposals for new laws to tackle the issue,…
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July 24, 2017 0

GRAHAME MORRIS MP PLEDGES TO HELP BEAT CANCER SOONER

Easington MP, Grahame Morris, has committed his support to help Cancer Research UK save more lives in his constituency and across the UK. The MP attended a parliamentary event held by Cancer Research UK in Westminster to find out how he can keep cancer at the top of the new Parliament’s agenda. Over the course…
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July 20, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP supports heart disease and stroke patients in Easington.

More than 11,900 people in Easington are living with cardiovascular disease ~ Last week Grahame Morris MP met with health experts to discuss the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Easington. Latest figures show that there are 11,900 people living with heart disease and stroke in Easington. Grahame attended an event in Westminster held by…
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July 17, 2017 0

CRISIS OF LOW PAY IN OLDER INDUSTRIAL AREAS

New figures highlight financial burden on taxpayer There is a crisis of low pay in Britain’s older industrial areas, says a report released today. Although there has been progress in replacing the jobs lost from industries such as coal, steel, engineering and textiles, too many of the new jobs pay low wages and too many…
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July 17, 2017 0

Grahame Morris pledges to become an Arthritis Champion for Easington

Grahame has pledged to work alongside the leading charity Arthritis Research UK to represent the thousands of people in Easington living every day with the pain of arthritis. Arthritis is the single biggest cause of disability and pain across the country with 10 million people living with arthritis, and other musculoskeletal conditions such as back…
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July 17, 2017 0

Grahame Morris encourages teachers to get involved with Parliament

The Parliamentary Education Service provides a wide variety of educational opportunities. It provides subsidies to support schools around the country making visits to Parliament and the free teacher training and teaching resources that are available; and have made it possible for schools around the country to access parliament. Children at Ribbon Academy, Cotsford Junior school,…
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July 7, 2017 0

WASPI WOMEN WELCOME DEBATE ON STATE PENSION AGE

Today in Parliament (05.07.17) MPs from all parties took part in a debate on the state pension age for women. WASPI welcomed the lively debate, which followed on from the WASPI general election campaign. This called on all election candidates to pledge to work in Parliament to help the women affected by these changes. It…
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July 5, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP says “it’s the end of the road for unsafe pavement parking”

Grahame Morris MP attended a Guide Dogs event at the House of Commons on 3rd July to show his support for the campaign to end problem pavement parking. At the event, the MP for Easington heard from guide dog owners how parked cars blocking the pavement force them to walk in the road, into the…
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July 5, 2017 0