Category: Press Releases

Member of Parliament for Easington

LOCAL MP BACKS CAMPAIGN FOR BETTER POST-TRANSPLANT CARE

Grahame Morris, MP for Easington, has backed a campaign by blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, calling for better care for people recovering from a stem cell transplant. Despite stem cell transplant patients often being known as “patients for life” due to the long-term side-effects of the treatment, many patients are not receiving adequate support for…
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October 16, 2017 0

Grahame Morris says #HelloYellow on World Mental Health Day

This World Mental Health Day Grahame Morris MP for Easington is saying #HelloYellow to show young people they’re not alone when it comes to their mental health. YoungMinds, the UK’s leading children and young people’s mental health charity, is encouraging communities, schools and offices across the country to wear something yellow this World Mental Health…
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October 10, 2017 0

Meeting with the Charities Aid Foundation at conference

Grahame Morris, Member of Parliament for Easington attended the Charities Aid Foundation’s ‘soft power station’ at the Labour Party Conference recently to discuss the role that the UK’s soft power can have in amplifying global civil society.  CAF recently published a report which explores the potential impact that the UK Government could generate by investing…
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October 4, 2017 0

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

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

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

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

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