Grahame Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Easington

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

MP praises local pupils getting a taste of university

Easington MP Grahame Morris visited pupils at St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College this week to hear about their progress as part of The Scholars Programme – a prestigious national scheme which gives school pupils an opportunity to experience university-style learning. The programme recruits, trains and places PhD researchers in non-selective…
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May 23, 2018 0

Easington MP backs new law to protect Emergency Workers

Grahame Morris MP for Easington has expressed his support for a new law that would offer more protection for police, firefighters and NHS workers in Easington from sexual assault. Grahame has given his support to a new law being proposed by Chris Bryant MP, which for the first time would make it an aggravated offence to sexual assault an emergency worker. It…
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April 27, 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 – 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

Community groups and charities in Easington eligible for funding from the Postcode Lottery

Local MP Grahame Morris is asking community groups and local charities across Easington to think about what they could do with up to £20,000 this year. Charities and community groups can apply to receive grants of between £500 and £20,000 raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Between August 1st – August 15th charities are being…
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April 25, 2018 0

Grahame Morris MP pledges help raise awareness of symptoms during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in April

Easington MP Grahame Morris is supporting Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer’s campaign to help raise awareness of bowel cancer symptoms, as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this April. More than 44 people die from bowel cancer every day in the UK, it’s the nation’s second biggest cancer killer.  However, it shouldn’t be.…
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April 12, 2018 0