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Member of Parliament for Easington

(Video) Justice Questions: Prison Staff Safety

Question 3: Grahame Morris (Easington) What assessment he has made of the adequacy of health and safety for prison staff.

July 9, 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

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

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

Macmillan Joining the Dots

Around 3,000 people in County Durham are diagnosed with cancer every year and an estimated 15,000 people in Durham are currently living with the disease – a figure which is expected to rise to 28,000 by 2030. Officially launched at the beginning of the year by the council and Macmillan Cancer Support, Joining the Dots…
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April 16, 2019 0

Austerity’s Victims ♿️

Those who share my beliefs about social justice, and in particular the cruel treatment of people with disabilities by this government, may be interested in a book, ‘Austerity’s Victims’, by Neil Carpenter which has recently been published. The case studies come from Neil’s work as a volunteer advocate for Cornwall Advocacy but it could just…
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April 15, 2019 0

Trophy Hunting EDM #1829

Thank you to everyone who has contacted me about trophy hunting. I believe the importation of hunting trophies is wrong and requires firmer action. The UK must tackle the illegal wildlife trade and work to end trophy hunting. Killing endangered wildlife is pushing them further towards extinction. We must protect these wild animals by supporting…
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April 14, 2019 0