Category: Press Releases

Member of Parliament for Easington


Grahame Morris passed on early Christmas greetings to postmen and women at Seaham Royal Mail Sorting Office Christmas is Royal Mail’s busiest time of the year and Grahame saw the hard work and dedication of local postal workers to sort and deliver festive parcels, cards and letters The last recommended posting dates for Christmas are: …
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November 30, 2018 0

Easington MP backs campaign for faster treatment against the most aggressive forms of cancer

Grahame Morris MP has pledged his support to Pancreatic Cancer UK’s campaign demanding faster treatment for people with pancreatic cancer – one in four patients with the disease die within a month of diagnosis making it the quickest killing cancer. The charity is calling for the Government and devolved administrations to set a new ambition…
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November 26, 2018 0

MP backs Veterans Christmas lunch initiative

Easington MP Grahame Morris has backed a festive initiative by local business Taste Buds, Seaham, who will by providing Christmas lunch for veterans and the wider community who would otherwise be alone this Christmas. Taste Buds is a local catering business based on The Avenue, Seaham. Owners Tracey and Matthew Elves wanted to support our…
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November 23, 2018 0

Response to Vbites purchase of former Walkers Crisps plant

Easington MP Grahame Morris commenting on the announcement of Vbites purchase of the former Walkers Crisps plant, said: “I am delighted at the prospect of food manufacturing returning to Peterlee and the ambition of Heather Mills and the Vbites brand to make our region the Silicon Valley of vegan food production. I look forward to…
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November 20, 2018 0

UK Parliament Week celebrated in East Durham schools

As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, Grahame Morris MP is inviting everyone in East Durham to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy. UK Parliament Week is a UK-wide festival taking place from 12-18 November, which aims to engage people,…
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November 12, 2018 0


‘Breaking Point’ campaign exposes the crisis in council finances after £16bn in cuts since 2010 – and warns more councils may follow Northamptonshire into  bankruptcy. Local Labour MP Grahame Morris has this week met with the organisers of the Breaking Point campaign to call for a real end to austerity for local councils. Tory cuts…
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October 29, 2018 0

MP backs protest to scrap the unfair Loan Charge

Grahame Morris MP, Member of Parliament for Easington joined campaigners in Westminster calling for the unfair and retrospective Loan Charge 2019 to be scrapped. On Wednesday 24th October 2018, campaigners from the Loan Charge Action Group (LCAG) travelled to Westminster to take part in the #STOPtheLoanCharge! lobby day and meet MPs to get the message…
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October 25, 2018 0

MP calls for investment into Advanced Radiotherapy

In Health and Social Care departmental questions Grahame Morris asked the Government to invest in advanced radiotherapy, saving in excess of £20 million per year and improving patient outcomes. When asked about advanced Radiotherapy Grahame said: “NHS research showed that treating prostate cancer patients with 20 treatments instead of 37 was better for patients and…
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October 24, 2018 0

Good Cause in Easington Receives Funding Boost to the Delight of Local MP

Mr Grahame Morris, MP for Easington, was thrilled to learn that a good cause in the constituency has received a welcome funding boost thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Saplings Nature Kindergarten & Forest School was recently awarded £2000 from Postcode Local Trust, a grant giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode…
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October 19, 2018 0

Grahame Morris MP backs Bowel Cancer UK’s campaign for more NHS staff to tackle waiting times for bowel cancer tests

  Grahame Morris MP for Easington is supporting Bowel Cancer UK’s End the Capacity Crisis campaign and is calling on the Government to recruit more NHS staff to tackle long waiting times for tests that could diagnose bowel cancer – the UK’s second biggest cancer killer. Under NHS rules patients should wait no more than…
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October 15, 2018 0