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Member of Parliament for Easington

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 –  www.grahamemorris.org.uk If you would like to register to vote, closing date 22nd May, please visit –  www.gov.uk/register-to-vote


May 3, 2017 0

Re-elect Len McCluskey!

I have been a member of Unite since I first started to work and am now the Chair of the Unite group in Parliament. I have seen first hand the hard work Unite members have put into ensuring Labour victories across the country and the incredible leadership Len McCluskey has shown. Len has proudly led Unite…
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April 10, 2017 0

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

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

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