Author Archives: Wendy Morton MP

16 Oct
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Making a Difference to Tackle Dementia

I was delighted to be joined last weekend by residents from across my constituency who signed up to become a ‘Dementia Friend’. The Information Session held at my local Constituency Office, is part of the Alzheimer’s Society campaign to tackle ...

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10 Oct
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When will the ‘Cat and Mouse’ Traveller merry-go-round end?

For some time I have been calling for a Parliamentary debate on the issue of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which has blighted large parts of Aldridge-Brownhills throughout the summer. Throughout a debate in Parliament, yesterday, I used the opportunity to reaffirm ...

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10 Oct
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Renewing the British Dream

The recent Party Conference was a great opportunity for me to meet with representatives from charities and voluntary organisations to discuss issues raised with me by local constituents. I was pleased to meet with the Alzheimer’s Society and discuss my ...

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09 Oct
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Travellers must begin to learn that with rights come responsibilities

  Across the Country, our green and open spaces have been blighted this summer by the nuisance that is Unauthorised Traveller Encampments. It’s time to strengthen the law to stop these encampments appearing in the first place, toughen up the ...

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04 Oct
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Aristocats Open Day Showcases Animal Welfare

It was a pleasure to be invited to the Open Day at Aristocats Cattery in Rushall when they were hosting a ‘Homing Day’ for the Walsall Borough Cats Protection.  For me it was an opportunity to hear at first-hand the difference ...

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02 Oct
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Campaign to increase dementia awareness across Aldridge-Brownhills  

As part of the campaign to tackle the stigma, and help improve the understanding around dementia I will be running a free ‘Dementia Friends’ Information Session on Saturday 14 October. Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative ...

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29 Sep
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View from the House – Protection at Home – Protection Abroad – The Key Priorities

Throughout the summer residents from across Aldridge-Brownhills have been repeatedly plagued by a series of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments, the latest of which has been yet another incursion at Aldridge Airport. Last year Walsall Council took some steps towards ending the ...

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26 Sep
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Walsall Council must answer questions on unauthorised Traveller encampments

I have written to Walsall Council to express my dismay on behalf of residents of Aldridge-Brownhills at the latest unauthorised traveller encampment at Aldridge Airport. The latest traveller incursion at Aldridge Airport is yet another in a series of unauthorised ...

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13 Sep
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Wendy calls for debate on unauthorised traveller encampments

“Parliament should debate the nuisance of unauthorised traveller encampments” As your Member of Parliament I am seeking Parliamentary time for a House of Commons debate into the on-going issues faced by residents as a result of traveller incursions and unauthorised ...

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11 Sep
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Starlight Success

It was once again a great pleasure to take part in the St Giles’ Hospice Starlight Walk on Saturday evening in Aldridge. The Starlight Walk is a wonderful event in which valuable funds are raised for our much-loved Hospice to ...

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