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James Morris is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, James Morris sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Bridgwater and West Somerset (Mr Liddell-Grainger) for securing this important debate and for his contribution. He is a passionate advocate for his constituents. We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to strike a balance that works for our independent country—to let go of the railings of the sinking ship that is the EU’s highly bureaucratic common...
Q This is a question probably for all three witnesses. In your submissions, you refer to some of the public good provisions in the Bill as being positive. I just wondered what aspects of the Bill you thought needed to be improved.
Q Diana Holland, in your submission you say that you think the Bill should have measures about pay conditions for agricultural workers. What do you think those measures should be, and why would the Bill, as drafted, be the most appropriate vehicle for them?
Conservative MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
James Morris campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.