- 28th November 2013
James Morris jointly leads a debate on mental health and police procedures and calls for a review of Section 136 of the Mental Health Act so that people are detained in a health-based place of safety as opposed to a police custody suite, which is an inappropriate environment for mental health care.
- 26th June 2013
- 14th May 2013
Speaking in a debate on the Queen’s Speech, James Morris backs efforts to keep the cost of living under control in particular proposals to ensure that energy consumers are put on the cheapest tariff available. He also adds his voice to calls for the Government to reconsider a fuel duty stabiliser which would protect families and businesses from some of the damaging effects of volatile fuel prices.
- 13th February 2013
- 5th November 2012
James Morris backs the Growth and Infrastructure Bill Second Reading which will go some way to speed up the planning process which is discouraging business investment and new infrastructure. read more »
- 17th September 2012
James Morris backs a Bill which will see up to £50 billion invested in major national infrastructure projects. He urges investment in projects that would benefit businesses in the west midlands such as high-speed rail and the expansion of Birmingham airport. read more »
- 6th September 2012
James Morris praises the value of community hospitals to patient care within the NHS and highlights Rowley hospital as a great example. read more »
- 15th June 2012
Speaking during a debate on Mental Health, James Morris calls for greater emphasis on talking therapies and highlights the successful transformation of mental health care in Sandwell by local GPs using the IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) programme. read more »