Author: Grahame Morris

Member of Parliament for Easington

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Helping British Nationals Abroad

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) provides consular assistance to tens of thousands of British people each year – from providing emergency travel documents to supporting people who find themselves at their most vulnerable. The priority is to provide assistance to those British nationals overseas that need help the most, and tailor the assistance provided…
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October 15, 2019 0

MPs urge UK & EU27 to ‘work night and day’ for a deal

Nineteen Labour MPs have co-signed letters to Jean Claude Juncker and to Donald Tusk urging the EU Commission and the EU27 to “work night and day, if required, to agree a deal.” The MPs argue that: • The EU Commission, the EU27 and the UK government have to find an accommodation,. • An orderly Brexit…
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October 11, 2019 0

Government have failed to protect prison staff

As always, it is a pleasure to follow my good and hon. Friend Bambos Charalambous. This is an important debate, and I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting time for us to discuss these issues. I must declare an interest, in that I am a member of the Justice Unions Parliamentary Group and I…
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October 4, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP calls for better cancer services in England

Easington MP Grahame Morris continued his campaign for better cancer services in England by calling on Health Ministers to implement the “Manifesto for Radiotherapy”. The “Manifesto for Radiotherapy” is a roadmap to improving access and developing the UK as a world-class centre for radiotherapy services. The campaign calls for increased investment in radiotherapy to improve…
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October 1, 2019 0

Easington MP welcomes RICS fire safety guide for the public

Easington MP Grahame Morris has welcomed the publication of the RICS fire safety guide and is urging residents to take steps to minimise the risk of fire. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have published a clear and impartial fire safety guide to highlight the responsibilities of landlords and tenants in keeping properties safe…
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September 30, 2019 0

Citizens Advice: 80 Years of Service

On the 9th September, Citizens Advice will celebrate 80 years of service. In County Durham, the first office was opened on the 13th September 1939. The Ministry of Information released the above film in 1942, and below is a history of Citizens Advice. Thank you to all the staff and volunteers who have supported millions…
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September 9, 2019 0

Work Till You Drop

The Centre for Social Justice, Iain Duncan Smith’s right-wing Conservative Think Tank, which championed Universal Credit, is calling for the State Pension Age to rise to 75 by 2035. The CSJ’s recommendation: “The SPA (state pension age) should better reflect the longer life expectancies that we now enjoy and be used to support the fiscal…
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August 22, 2019 0