Entries by Stephen Morgan

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New analysis finds homeowners in Hampshire face the brunt of the Government’s new social care plan in the South East

New analysis shows homeowners in Hampshire could face care costs of up to one third of their assets, including the value of their home. In comparison, homeowners in Surrey face costs of around just 15% of their assets. This means homeowners in Hampshire, with significant care needs, are more likely to have to sell their […]

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Covid-19: City MP responds to Winter Plan

Responding to the Government’s Covid Winter Plan today, Stephen Morgan MP said: “The test of the government’s Plan A and Plan B will be whether they can keep infection levels down, protect care homes, keep schools running, maintain access to services and crucially avoid another winter lockdown. “However, government has got to end the uncertainty […]

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Universal Credit cut: Portsmouth MP lobbies Government again as he pledges to stand up for over 5,500 local families

Stephen Morgan MP has written to the Work and Pensions Secretary on behalf of local families to urge the government to reconsider its planned cut to Universal Credit in October. At the start of the pandemic, the Government increased the standard allowance of Universal Credit by £20 per week which is set to be removed […]

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Afghanistan: Statement from Stephen Morgan MP

A number of constituents have contacted me with regards to recent events in Afghanistan which, as news reports show, are very distressing and of real concern. The situation in Afghanistan is shocking and worsening by the hour. It is clear to me that there has been a catastrophic miscalculation of the capacity and legitimacy of the […]

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NEW: Caseworker job opportunity

Want to help make a difference to peoples’ lives? Interested in working at the heart of politics to help bring about change? Then an opportunity has arisen to join Stephen Morgan MP’s Portsmouth team: Caseworker: Job description Stephen Morgan is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Portsmouth South, the first-ever Labour MP for the constituency. A […]

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City MP: Portsmouth must harness the success of the Olympics to deliver the next generation of talent

Stephen Morgan MP wants to ensure Portsmouth and the country harnesses the success of Tokyo 2020 to deliver the next generation of Olympic talent from the local grassroots level. It comes following a visit to Portsmouth Northsea Swimming Club, on training at the Mountbatten Centre, which since 1927 has been delivering swimming courses and training […]

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City MP works alongside support charity helping Portsmouth families ‘achieve their potential’

Portsmouth MP Stephen Morgan has spent the day working alongside frontline family support charity Home-Start to see the difference they are making to parents and children. The independent family support charity offers trained volunteer support to parents experiencing postnatal depression, isolation, illness, bereavement or family breakdown. Established in 1992, it has supported thousands of families […]

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Tory spin on police numbers exposed as 19 per cent drop in frontline police at Hampshire police force

New Labour analysis lays bare the huge gaps in the workforce at Hampshire police after ten years of Tory cuts. Over the course of the last decade under successive Tory governments, the number of police on the streets in Hampshire has been decimated. Research from the Labour Party reveals there are 708 fewer police officers on […]