Grahame Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Easington

Transport in the North

  I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Diana Johnson) on securing this debate, which is really important and timely, and thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting it. The A19 is one of the principal economic drivers—no pun intended—in my constituency. It is vital for the export-focused manufacturing businesses…
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November 7, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP on Purple Alert to change the future for people affected by pancreatic cancer in Easington

Grahame Morris MP has pledged to get on Purple Alert this November for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month to help transform the lives of people affected by pancreatic cancer in Easington. At a Pancreatic Cancer UK drop-in event at Westminster, Grahame Morris MP heard that 93 per cent of people diagnosed will not survive five years…
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November 7, 2017 0

Opposition day: Armed Forces Pay

My speech on Armed Forces Pay: 1/11/17


November 1, 2017 0

New Universal Credit Support Hub Launched at East Durham College

East Durham College, based in Peterlee, has launched a new scheme to help students and those from the surrounding area to understand the changes that the government’s new Universal Credit scheme will bring. The Universal Credit Hub aims to ease the worries of people who rely on benefits and to help them understand how the…
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October 30, 2017 0

East Durham Trust: The People’s Takeaway

  On Thursday I raised The East Durham Trust’s initiative, ‘The People’s takeaway’ to the leader of the house who commended there work. She refused however to state what the Government will do to help the EDT and my constituents. I will not stop raising this issue as I believe it is important to look out…
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October 23, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP leads hunt for charity champion

As #givingtuesday – the world’s biggest day for charitable giving – draws closer, local MP Grahame Morris is calling on people in Easington to help choose the UK’s ultimate charity campion. The campaign is searching for someone who has shown an extraordinary commitment to charity and who has the potential to be the UK’s face of the global #givingtuesday…
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October 17, 2017 0

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

Scrap car parking charges at Peterlee Community Hospital

On Tuesday in Health Questions I raised the outrageous car parking charges at Peterlee hospital and asked the Secretary of State for health if he would consider abolishing them. They area tax on illness and Labour has promised to scrap hospital car park charges to relieve families of a horrible burden. Labour would spend £190…
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October 11, 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