Entries by Sam Eccles

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Langstone Harbour: Portsmouth MP tours ‘valuable’ local Marine Biology Institute at University of Portsmouth

Stephen Morgan MP has toured the University of Portsmouth’s ‘valuable’ Institute of Marine Sciences as he continues to work with others to protect the local environment and tackle sewage pollution. The city MP met with Professor Alex Ford, Director of Research Degrees at the School of Biological Sciences for the University of Portsmouth, as he […]

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City MP joins vote to force Chancellor to ‘come clean’ on blocking children’s education in Portsmouth

Stephen Morgan MP has today joined Labour Party colleagues in triggering a binding vote in the House of Commons to force the government to publish all communications – including emails and text messages – between the Treasury, Department for Education and Prime Minister’s office regarding the rejection of recommendations for children’s pandemic recovery from Boris Johnson’s […]

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City MP labels PM as ‘far too slow’ and ‘letting business down’ as Covid restrictions extended

Stephen Morgan MP has criticised the government for giving one week’s warning to the country that national Covid-19 restrictions will be extended by four weeks. Since the emergence of the Delta or ‘Indian variant’, cases of Covid-19 have been on the rise, with concerns if infections levels are not brought under control, too much pressure […]

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Portsmouth MP pays tribute to local Falklands war veterans on 39th anniversary of its end

Stephen Morgan MP has paid tribute to local Falklands war veterans in Portsmouth today on the 39th anniversary of its end. A total of 255 British servicemen and three female civilians were killed liberating the Falklands. 649 Argentines were also killed. Portsmouth played a key role in the war, with the Falklands war Task Force […]

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Portsmouth MP joins 200 politicians urging Prime Minister to secure future of Covid memorial wall

Stephen Morgan MP has joined 227 MPs, Peers and Mayors to write to the Prime Minister urging him to support the campaign for the Covid Memorial Wall in London to become a permanent site. The letter is spearheaded by Afzal Khan, MP for Manchester Gorton, who lost his mum and both his parents-in-law to coronavirus […]

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City MP pays visit to ‘vital business for Portsmouth’s economy’, Brittany Ferries

Stephen Morgan MP has met with one of the key businesses of Portsmouth’s economy, Brittany Ferries, to understand its current challenges, including preparations for when restrictions ease and the uncertainty around green, amber and red list countries. The company, which serves destinations in France and northern Spain, says international holidays by sea could be set […]

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Carers Week: Portsmouth MP thanks local carers and pledges to fight to ensure they’re ‘visible and valued’

Stephen Morgan MP has pledged to help fix the broken care system during a visit to the local Carers Centre as Carers Week reaches a close. Based in Southsea, the Carers Centre assists all carers in Portsmouth, offering a range of information and advice, as well as support to have a break or just to lend a listening ear. The Portsmouth MP was visiting the centre to listen […]

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“Pride says to Portsmouth people, Britain and the world: be yourself. Live freely and openly”

Pride says to Portsmouth people, Britain and the world: be yourself. Live freely and openly. It is an opportunity to reflect on past achievements and recognise the challenges ahead. This year has been a particularly difficult year, and after last year’s celebrations being cancelled, I’m sorry we cannot all be together again to celebrate the […]