Category: Press Releases

Member of Parliament for Easington

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

MP BACKS TUMBLING WITH SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Easington MP Grahame Morris joins Electrical Safety First’s campaign to ensure constituents stay safe in their homes. “With 724 fires caused by tumble dryers in English homes last year and a major, ongoing tumble dryer recall, all of us need to check and use them safely”, explains Grahame Morris MP. White goods manufacturer, Whirlpool, is…
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August 22, 2019 0

MP URGES LOCAL CHARITIES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

Easington MP Grahame Morris is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications are open from Wednesday 31 July for two weeks until 14 August. A wide range of community organisations, from registered charities, to…
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August 1, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP calls to abolish visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women

Easington MP Grahame Morris has added his support to a cross party group of MP’s who have written to Home Secretary Sajid Javid calling for the abolition of visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women in the British armed forces. Currently Commonwealth citizens serving in the UK armed forces have the right to apply for…
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July 17, 2019 0

Grahame Morris MP speaks out in support of Alzheimer’s Society dementia care campaign

Easington MP Grahame Morris joined 120 other Members of Parliament at an Alzheimer’s Society photography exhibition to showcase the human cost of the dementia care crisis. The photo exhibition, ‘Dementia Care: The Crisis Behind Closed Doors’, depicts the human cost of a care system that is unfair, unsustainable and in urgent need of reform up…
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July 15, 2019 0

MP Demands Fair Pay For Royal Fleet Auxiliary Seafarers

Easington MP Grahame Morris has called on Defence Ministers’ to lift the pay cap and deliver a fair pay settlement for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian crewed fleet, which carried out 64% of the Royal Navy’s tasks. The Merchant Navy seafarers in the RFA are employed by the…
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July 8, 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

Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme

Easington MP Grahame Morris has backed calls for a fair deal for former mineworkers. In a cross-party letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Morris calls on Philip Hammond to revise the Surplus Sharing arrangments to give former miners, and their families improved pensions for their decades of hard work. Under the current arrangements…
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April 19, 2019 0

Grahame Morris champions those affected by bowel cancer in Easington this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Grahame Morris, MP for Easington is supporting Bowel Cancer UK’s campaign #thisisbowelcancer, to shine a light on the varied and many people affected by bowel cancer as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this April. Every 15 minutes in the UK somebody is diagnosed with bowel cancer. Young, old, female or male – it affects…
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April 16, 2019 0