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Member of Parliament for Easington

Teenagers Engaged in Social Action Projects in East Durham

This week I visited Peterlee to meet a group of 60 inspiring teenagers who are currently taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS). The group are taking part in the programme with East Durham College and I dropped in to hear their ideas for a series of community projects that they’ve planned, that aim…
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August 10, 2017 0

Government urged to act over accidents on the A19

Easington MP Grahame Morris said “Anyone who uses the A19 regularly as part of their daily commute will know there are frequent delays due to accidents. The road is dangerous but the Government have dismissed road safety concerns as a matter for the police only. [The fact that there are two police forces involved Durham…
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August 4, 2017 0

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 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

2017 Miners’ Gala – 133 years of a strong socialist community

Durham is approaching that time of the year again when all the brass bands are ready to march and people are booking up hotels. In fact, this year there are expected to be around 200,000 attendants, meaning that hotels have been sold out and camping has taken over, this could be the biggest gala yet.…
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June 27, 2017 0

It’s time to take the fight to the Tories!

It has been a whirlwind of an election campaign and I’m extremely privileged to be back in Parliament! This election was quite clearly a rejection of cruel Tory policies and sent a message that they are not welcome in the North. I have waited my whole political life to stand on the 2017 Labour Manfiesto…
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June 19, 2017 0

Dissolution of Parliament

“I am not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election.” If you would like more information regarding my re-election campaign please visit – If you would like to register to vote, closing date 22nd May, please visit –

May 3, 2017 0