Grahame Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Easington

Hope for Horden

Politics is about choices. For Horden, we have witnessed a succession of bad choices. The failure by Accent to invest in their housing stock allowed their properties in the numbered streets to fall into a state of disrepair. The decision by the Homes and Communities Agency to ignore the wishes of the community and allow…
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September 4, 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

Reducing anti-social behaviour in the car park at Asda Peterlee

The number of incidents of ‘boy racers’ causing anti-social behaviour at ASDA in Peterlee has reduced significantly, thanks to an initiative between ASDA and Durham Constabulary. A barrier was erected at the entrance to the car park, and is routinely used every night, to stop people from driving into the car park and driving dangerously.…
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August 23, 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

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 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