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Member of Parliament for Easington

Why I Will Be Backing Lucy’s Law

I am joining with dozens of other MPs from across party lines who are calling for an immediate ban on the sale of puppies by pet shops and other third parties. This proposal is following on from Labour’s election commitment last summer to ban the third party sale of puppies, with Theresa May having recently…
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January 18, 2018 0

In its current form the EU Withdrawal Bill is failing to protect fundamental rights

The Conservatives are failing to protect our fundamental rights in the EU Withdrawal Bill as it currently stands. The bill removes the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights despite the government’s supposed commitment to preserving rights currently enshrined under EU law. The Equality and Human Rights Commission, Amnesty International, the Fawcett Society, National Aids Trust and…
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January 16, 2018 0

My Full, Unabridged Speech On WASPI Women

Thank you (Speaker), I would first like to thank the Backbench business committee for granting this debate and the sponsors who have supported me in this application. WASPI is an issue which I, like many members, have been working very hard on and if this new session of Parliament has taught us anything it is…
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December 14, 2017 0

Headway – The Brain Injury Assocation, are doing fantastic work for people in the North East

Headway’s Acute Trauma Support is offering fantastic support for people with acquired brain injury in Easington. Based at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough but with a wider remit for the north east, Headway’s Acute Trauma Support nurse provides emotional and practical support, information and advice to family members and carers of people in the early…
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December 11, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP condemns ‘nothing has changed’ budget from a government which is repeatedly failing the people of Easington

This week the Tory Government offered nothing to vulnerable children living in Easington. This is despite the Tories’ decision to cut taxes on the very banks whose reckless gambling triggered the financial crisis. John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, said ‘Philip Hammond had a choice, because austerity was always a political choice, not an…
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December 7, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP backs campaign to scrap public sector pay cap for nurses

Easington MP, Grahame Morris has backed the growing campaign for the Government to scrap the 1 per cent cap on public sector pay in the upcoming Budget. As the Commons returned from summer recess, Grahame met with frontline nurses as part of the Royal College of Nursing’s lobby of Parliament. On Wednesday 6 September, nursing…
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September 8, 2017 0