Entries by Sam Eccles

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Passport guidance & FAQ

With thousands of people across the country already having to wait longer than the 10 weeks service timeframe for their passport, I know many constituents will be feeling increasingly frustrated and want the latest information and advice on passport issuing and renewals. I am continuing to follow-up applications and concerns in Westminster, questioning ministers and […]

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City MP to vote for new Community and Victim Payback Boards as number of criminals allowed to work from home trebles

Stephen Morgan MP is set to vote for Labour’s plan to create new Community and Victim Payback Boards that restore public trust in community sentences.   Earlier this week, Labour research revealed that the number of criminals allowed to complete “independent” unpaid work projects had trebled nationally in 2021, with significant rises in most regions in […]

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City MP attacks Tory government as full extent of ‘Backlog Britain’ is revealed

Stephen Morgan MP has called for urgent government action on growing bottlenecks and delays, as Labour reveals a dossier detailing Tory ‘Backlog Britain’, on everything from driving licences and passports to major infrastructure projects bringing Britain to a halt.   With waits at the passport office leaving renewals taking ten weeks; queues at Dover; and […]

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Armed Forces Day: City MP praises contribution and sacrifice of Armed Forces community

Stephen Morgan MP has paid tribute to the Armed Forces community for their ‘crucial role in defending others at home and abroad’ following a flag raising ceremony at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to mark Armed Forces Day. The Armed Forces Day event also included a special performance from the Royal Marines Association Band, as well as […]

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Refugee Week: Portsmouth MP pays tribute to the contribution of local refugees after securing their safe passage

Stephen Morgan MP has paid tribute to the contribution of local refugees following a meeting at Saint Simons Church today with Ukrainians he helped to secure visas for and flea the war in their home country. The Portsmouth MP met with the recently arrived Ukrainian family at a monthly meeting set up by volunteers at […]