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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

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

Why I am supporting the Pensions Dashboard

Sign the Pensions Dashboard Petition at 38 Degrees Do not scrap the promised pensions dashboard, a website that would help millions of people keep track of their pensions Why is this important? The Welfare Secretary Esther McVey wants to “kill off” a new government website which would help millions of people keep track of their…
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August 29, 2018 0

GRAHAME MORRIS MP SLAMS GOVERNMENT OVER “SHOCKING” CRIME RISE

Easington MP Grahame Morris has warned the Tories are ‘failing to protect the public’ after new figures revealed crime in the region is soaring, as Tory cuts sent police officer numbers nationwide to historic lows. In County Durham, violent crime rose by 45%, robberies rose by 49% and total recorded crime rose by 31%. Since…
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July 23, 2018 0