Author: Grahame Morris

Member of Parliament for Easington

Grahame Morris MP calls on Chancellor to Keep Pubs Afloat

Easington MP Grahame Morris has joined with representatives of the UK’s beer drinkers, pub goers, brewers and publicans to urge the Chancellor to keep pubs afloat in the Autumn Budget. Morris was one of over 50 MPs to add their voice to the campaign, calling on the Chancellor to give serious consideration to introducing an…
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September 14, 2017 0

Grahame poses in pink at Westminster to support Breast Cancer Now’s vital research

Grahame Morris MP for Easington, has dressed in pink to lend his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast cancer research. Grahame is encouraging his constituents…
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September 13, 2017 0

My vote on the EU (Withdrawal) Great Repeal Bill

I am writing to justify my vote on Monday 11th September 2017 and to explain my position and thoughts on the Great EU Repeal Bill. It is a matter of record that I personally voted to Remain in the European Union, but I have always respected the decision of the British people and, of course,…
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September 12, 2017 0

Fair funding for East Durham College

I would like to congratulate my honourable friend the Member for Scunthorpe (Nic Dakin) for securing this important debate, and it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship Mr Hanson I would also like to complement Suzanne Duncan, and all the staff at East Durham College, for their hard work and dedication to the…
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September 8, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP backs campaign to scrap public sector pay cap for nurses

Easington MP, Grahame Morris has backed the growing campaign for the Government to scrap the 1 per cent cap on public sector pay in the upcoming Budget. As the Commons returned from summer recess, Grahame met with frontline nurses as part of the Royal College of Nursing’s lobby of Parliament. On Wednesday 6 September, nursing…
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September 8, 2017 0

Easington MP Grahame Morris calls for action to tackle tax dodgers

Easington MP Grahame Morris calls for action to tackle tax dodgers – tough on tax dodgers, tough on the havens of tax dodgers! After years of Tory inaction and failure to tackle tax avoidance and evasion, Government proposals purporting to close tax loopholes in the upcoming Finance Bill do not go far enough – having…
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September 5, 2017 0

Hope for Horden

Politics is about choices. For Horden, we have witnessed a succession of bad choices. The failure by Accent to invest in their housing stock allowed their properties in the numbered streets to fall into a state of disrepair. The decision by the Homes and Communities Agency to ignore the wishes of the community and allow…
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September 4, 2017 0

Grahame Morris highlights help that poverty charity is offering

Grahame Morris, the MP for Easington is encouraging organisations to take part in free training that poverty charity Turn2us is offering. The training is on its Benefits Calculator and Grants Search tools that are based on the Turn2us website – Turn2us.org.uk. The training will teach how to use these online tools and how to access other…
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September 1, 2017 0

Reducing anti-social behaviour in the car park at Asda Peterlee

The number of incidents of ‘boy racers’ causing anti-social behaviour at ASDA in Peterlee has reduced significantly, thanks to an initiative between ASDA and Durham Constabulary. A barrier was erected at the entrance to the car park, and is routinely used every night, to stop people from driving into the car park and driving dangerously.…
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August 23, 2017 0

GRAHAME MORRIS MP URGES LOCAL CHARITIES & GROUPS TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

Easington MP Grahame Morris is urging local charities and community groups to apply for a share of over £4 million of funding raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications for the latest round of funding are now open and will close on the 28th August. Both charities and community groups are eligible to apply…
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August 20, 2017 0