Month: March 2017

Member of Parliament for Easington

Fighting for Labour values

  I campaigned to remain in the EU and the triggering of Article 50 is not the outcome Labour fought for last summer. But together, we can challenge Tory plans at every stage of this process. We must ensure that jobs, living standards and your rights at work are protected. Labour’s focus is on making…
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March 30, 2017 0

Mr Corvan’s Music Hall is touring the region!

After the success of Hadaway Harry, it’s time for Edward “Ned” Corvan (1827-1865), the first North East singer/songwriting superstar to take a bow! Mr Corvan’s Music Hall is touring the region in May/June, and it has its world premiere at Durham Gala Theatre on May 25, 26 and 27 (evening and matinee) before touring the…
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March 29, 2017 0

Support the Great Daffodil Appeal 2017

Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal has been raising awareness and funds since 1986. Every March, millions of people across the UK show their support for their work, simply by giving a donation to wear a daffodil pin. Every hour donated by collectors, every penny raised, every daffodil people wear – it all helps fund crucial…
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March 28, 2017 0

How will you make Earth Hour matter?

MPs are celebrating Earth Hour to send a message that they care about the natural world and help inspire their constituents to go beyond the hour to build a sustainable future for both people and the planet. FACT: 2016 was the hottest year on record for the third year in a row FACT: 16 of…
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March 24, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP puts Easington’s heritage on the map

Heritage Lottery Fund reveal the impact of National Lottery investment in Easington and its position on the RSA’s Heritage Index I have been in touch with the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to learn more about the impact of National Lottery investment in my constituency and where it’s ranked on the RSA’s 2016 Heritage Index. Produced…
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March 20, 2017 0

Walkers to Consult on Peterlee Crisp Factory Closure

The loss of Walkers Crisps is a devastating blow to the workforce at Peterlee and manufacturing in East Durham. In the immediate aftermath of this decision my thoughts are with the employees and their families. In the weeks ahead support will be made available via Jobcentre Plus Rapid Response Team to help those affected who…
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March 14, 2017 0

Invitation to sports funding workshop in Easington

Date: Thursday 6th April Time: 6pm – 7pm Venue: Shotton Community Centre, Bridge Road, Shotton Colliery, DH6 2PQ Do you know how to access funding so that you can improve or upgrade your club? Grahame Morris MP will be hosting a Sport England workshop on Thursday 6 April with Sport England experts who will be…
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March 13, 2017 0

International Women’s Day- #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day, held on 8 March, marks a celebration of the economic, social, cultural and political achievements of women. Every person – women, men and non-binary people – can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in…
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March 8, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP supports NHS bill to put an end to privatisation

MP Grahame Morris has expressed his support for the NHS Bill currently going through parliament. The NHS Bill is a Private Member’s Bill introduced by Margaret Greenwood MP. The aim of the Bill is to return the NHS to its founding principles as a publicly-owned, planned and managed National Health Service. The Bill reverses the…
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March 1, 2017 0