Grahame Morris

MP, Easington

Easington Labour

Grahame Morris campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Grahame Morris’s voting in Parliament

Grahame Morris is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Grahame Morris sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Grahame Morris consistently voted against UK membership of the EU, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Grahame Morris generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Grahame Morris’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Grahame Morris’s full vote analysis page for more.

Grahame Morris has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Television: Licensing 15 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost to the Exchequer was of providing free television licences to people over 75 years of age in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16 for qualifying residents in (i) the North East, (ii) Country Durham and (iii) Easington constituency.
  • Supported Housing: Benefit 20 Jul 2016

    Before I move the motion, I take the opportunity to welcome the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and members of his team to their posts. I beg to move, That this House notes that the Government intends to cut housing benefit for vulnerable people in specialist housing, including elderly people and people who are homeless, disabled or fleeing domestic violence; believes that this will...
  • Supported Housing: Benefit 20 Jul 2016

    Indeed, that is the case. The groups I originally listed are some of the most vulnerable in society—they are people who should be protected and who require supported housing. If the Government proceed on their intended course, some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people will be further disadvantaged, and the cost to the taxpayer and the Exchequer will be greater. The...

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Labour MP for Easington

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Radiotherapy
  • General Practitioners
  • Offshore Industry
  • NHS: Reorganisation
  • Cancer

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (since 28 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention (since 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 9 Nov 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Michelle Morris, as part-time Senior Secretary.

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