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Member of Parliament for Easington

Celebrating Jack Dormand Care Home Outstanding CQC Rating

The Jack Dormand care home are celebrating following an inspection by the CQC in December 2017. The care home was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Jack Dormand accommodates up to 43 people with nursing care needs, including those living with dementia. The CQC noted the innovative ways of improving the social and communication skills of people with social…
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May 25, 2018 0

Murton Dementia Cafe

Dementia Action Week takes place between the 21st and the 27th of May. The goal of Dementia Action Week is to encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, working to create a dementia-friendly UK where those with dementia do not feel excluded. There are 850,000 people in the…
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May 25, 2018 0

A different approach to drugs policy

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Christopher. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Delyn (David Hanson) on securing this important debate. In the short time that I have, I want to make a particular appeal to the Minister. The approach to these new psychoactive substances unfortunately is repeating…
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May 24, 2018 0

Protecting East Durham’s historic church buildings and settings

Grahame Morris (Easington) To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent discussions the Church of England has had with local authorities on protecting historic church buildings and settings. St Mary’s the Virgin – www.spiritinstone.co.uk/st-mary-the-virgin If you would like to comment on the planning application affecting St Mary’s the Virgin…
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April 26, 2018 0

MPs and Peers write to the Prime Minister to call for an end to to TB

TB is the world’s deadliest infectious disease, killing 1.7 million people a year – more than HIV and Malaria combined.  The UK remains a TB hotspot in Europe, with over 5,000 cases last year.  Rapidly spreading drug-resistant strains of the disease increase the risk. I am delighted to join over 75 MPs and Peers  in…
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April 25, 2018 0