Grahame Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Easington

Don’t risk your life by taking a barbecue into your tent

Easington MP Grahame Morris has backed the Carbon Monoxide Awareness charity national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning from barbecues. The campaign is a joint venture between the Carbon Monoxide Awareness charity and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service. It is supported by CFOA and a number of major retailers including…
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July 17, 2012 0

16th July 2012, Opposition Day: National Health Service, House of Commons

Link Thank you for calling me early, Mr Deputy Speaker. I am delighted to be able to participate in this important debate just before the recess. I refer hon. Members to part of the Opposition motion: “That this House regrets the growing gap between Ministers’ statements and what is happening in the NHS; notes mounting…
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July 16, 2012 0

Re-Dedication of Seaham War Memorial

  Speaking at the Re-Dedication of Seaham War Memorial on Sunday Easington MP Grahame Morris said the Military Covenant is a Debt of Honour Owed by the Nation to our Armed Forces Personnel  “I am honoured to be given the opportunity to close the Re-dedication of Seaham War Memorial Service, and to commemorate and celebrate…
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July 9, 2012 0

Cameron’s Health Lottery

Last month Labour launched the “NHS Check” website (www.yournhs.com).  NHS Check allows those who are concerned about what’s happening to get in touch with us and tell us what they’re seeing across the NHS, in hospitals, clinics and GP surgeries, revelling the damage done to front-line services by the Government free-market, free-for-all in the health…
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June 28, 2012 0

Armed Forces Day 2012

The fourth annual Armed Forces Day will be held on Saturday, 30 June Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to do two things. Firstly, to raise public awareness of the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Secondly, it gives the nation an opportunity to…
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June 27, 2012 0

Easington MP condemns Tory-led Government’s failing housing policy

The Tory-led Government’s policies were exposed today as official figures revealed that affordable house building had collapsed in the North East. The figures from the Government’s Homes and Communities Agency show that affordable housing starts fell 21% from 1,247 to just 991 in 2011/2012 compared with the previous year. These figures demonstrate the disastrous impact…
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June 26, 2012 0

Grahame Morris MP Attacks Tories For Dismal NHS Satisfaction Ratings

  Following the biggest decline in public satisfaction with the NHS in almost thirty years it is time for David Cameron to live up to his promise to protect the NHS.  Results from the annual British Social Attitudes survey show that public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen from 70% last year to 58% –…
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June 26, 2012 0

Unemployment in the North East

  3:06pm Grahame M. Morris (Easington) (Lab): It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Brooke. I congratulate my neighbour, my hon. Friend the Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright), on securing this debate, whose importance is illustrated by the number of Labour Members who are present. I was going to try to be…
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June 20, 2012 0

Speech: Regional Pay

Grahame M. Morris (Easington) (Lab): I was rather perplexed by the Minister’s response. My impression is that if it walks like a duck, talks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it is a duck. The Minister, however, says he is in favour of national pay negotiations, but wants to change how it is…
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June 20, 2012 0

Britain should be playing a leading role in helping green the world

    Later this month politicians, campaigners and business leaders from around the world will gather in Brazil to discuss the green economy and sustainable development. The Rio plus 20 Summit will be the biggest global gathering on sustainable development since the first Earth Summit in Rio twenty years ago.  We need development that is…
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June 14, 2012 0