Author: Grahame Morris

Member of Parliament for Easington

PETITION: School Funding Crisis

I am delighted to support the National Association of Head Teachers’ School Funding Crisis petition calling for our schools to be properly funded and resourced. The government is wrong to see education as a cost to be cut. Schools, teachers and education are an investment, raising the aspirations and life chances of our children. Please stand up for our schools…
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December 6, 2018 0

GRAHAME MORRIS MP THANKS LOCAL POSTMEN AND WOMEN AS THEY GEAR UP TO DELIVER A FIRST CLASS CHRISTMAS

Grahame Morris passed on early Christmas greetings to postmen and women at Seaham Royal Mail Sorting Office Christmas is Royal Mail’s busiest time of the year and Grahame saw the hard work and dedication of local postal workers to sort and deliver festive parcels, cards and letters The last recommended posting dates for Christmas are: …
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November 30, 2018 0

Easington MP backs campaign for faster treatment against the most aggressive forms of cancer

Grahame Morris MP has pledged his support to Pancreatic Cancer UK’s campaign demanding faster treatment for people with pancreatic cancer – one in four patients with the disease die within a month of diagnosis making it the quickest killing cancer. The charity is calling for the Government and devolved administrations to set a new ambition…
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November 26, 2018 0

MP backs Veterans Christmas lunch initiative

Easington MP Grahame Morris has backed a festive initiative by local business Taste Buds, Seaham, who will by providing Christmas lunch for veterans and the wider community who would otherwise be alone this Christmas. Taste Buds is a local catering business based on The Avenue, Seaham. Owners Tracey and Matthew Elves wanted to support our…
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November 23, 2018 0

Response to Vbites purchase of former Walkers Crisps plant

Easington MP Grahame Morris commenting on the announcement of Vbites purchase of the former Walkers Crisps plant, said: “I am delighted at the prospect of food manufacturing returning to Peterlee and the ambition of Heather Mills and the Vbites brand to make our region the Silicon Valley of vegan food production. I look forward to…
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November 20, 2018 0

UK Parliament Week celebrated in East Durham schools

As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, Grahame Morris MP is inviting everyone in East Durham to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy. UK Parliament Week is a UK-wide festival taking place from 12-18 November, which aims to engage people,…
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November 12, 2018 0

Victory in Dupuytren’s Contracture Campaign

Easington MP Grahame Morris has welcomed a Government u-turn in recognising Dupuytren’s Contracture as an industrial disease following a four and a half year campaign. Dupuytren’s Contracture causes the fingers to curl over into a claw-like state and can lead to amputation. Known as ‘Miner’s Claw’, the incurable condition is common among former mineworkers. In…
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October 31, 2018 0

We need a People’s Budget to Rebuild Britain

We need a People’s Budget to Rebuild Britain. Tory austerity has had far-reaching consequences. Universal Credit, the squeeze on family incomes and cuts to basic public services mean children go hungry, a fair days work does not necessarily deliver a fair days pay, and the sick and elderly remain trapped in hospital for the want…
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October 29, 2018 0