Author: Grahame Morris

Member of Parliament for Easington

The Labour Campaign for Drug Reform

The Labour Campaign for Drug Reform is a grassroots campaign chaired by Labour MPs Jeff Smith and Thangam Debbonaire. The forum provides Labour members, supporters and those involved at the day to day level in dealing with the consequences of our existing drugs policy in the UK, to debate and shape Labour’s drug policy for…
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July 5, 2019 0

Filling the Gap in Local Road Funding

Speaking after the release of the report, Local roads funding and maintenance: filling the gap, Grahame Morris MP, Member of the Transport Select Committee said: “The road network’s extreme state of disrepair is the result of a decade of austerity. Local Authorities no longer have the resources to maintain our road network to an acceptable…
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July 1, 2019 0

Armed Forces Day 2019

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. It is wonderful to have a day which recognises the hard work, bravery and commitment of the forces community but we must ensure…
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July 1, 2019 0

Grenfell


June 6, 2019 0

Interim NHS People Plan

This is an important report into NHS people planning. It is an interim report, so there is an opportunity to identify any deficiencies. My particular concern is about the cancer workforce, in particular the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Leicester South about the loss of bursaries not just for nurses but…
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June 5, 2019 0

UPDATE: Mineworkers Pension Scheme Debate

Due to Urgent Questions and Ministerial Statements the Mineworkers Pension Scheme Debate has been postponed due to the lack of parliamentary time. The debate will now take place on Monday 10th June.


June 4, 2019 0

Easington MP calls on the Government to give ex-miners a fair share of pension profits

Easington MP Grahame Morris will call on the Government to review the Mineworkers Pension Scheme and give ex-miners a fair share of their pension profits. Grahame Morris MP will lead a Backbench Business Debate following more than 100,000 people signing a petition about the Mineworkers Pension Scheme surplus sharing arrangements. Following the privatisation of the…
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June 4, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP backs East Durham Colleges Campaign for Fairer Funding

East Durham College joined forces with other colleges from across the UK this week, calling for the government to increase investment in further education. The Love Our Colleges campaign, which has ran from May 13th to May 17th, was created by the Association of Colleges (AoC). The campaign is designed to raise awareness about the…
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May 20, 2019 0