Portsmouth South’s new Member of Parliament, Stephen Morgan, has joined the Parliamentary Armed Forces scheme.
The programme gives MPs and peers direct experience of the British armed forces and aims to improve the quality of the debate on military issues in Parliament.
MPs complete 15 days of service in order to graduate with a requirement to complete a range of activities including shadowing frontline personnel, visits to bases and key sites and meetings undertaken during parliamentary recess. Continue reading
Portsmouth South’s Member of Parliament Stephen Morgan joined the Bank of England’s Chief Cashier, Victoria Cleland, in Parliament on 19 July to find out more about the new £10 note featuring the world-renowned author Jane Austen.
Stephen Morgan tested the new tactile feature on the £10 note which helps blind and vision impaired users identify their value – a first for Bank of England banknotes. The tactile feature is a series of raised dots in the top left-hand corner and has been developed in conjunction with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). This is in addition to the elements already incorporated in Bank of England banknotes for vision impaired people; the tiered sizing, bold numerals, raised print and differing colour palettes. Continue reading
Stephen Morgan, Portsmouth South’s first ever Labour MP, has joined the party’s Communities and Local Government Team it was announced today, serving as the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government’s Parliamentary Private Secretary.
Andrew Gwynne, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State, confirmed the appointment in the Chamber on Monday evening. Continue reading