Author Archives: Wendy Morton MP

11 Dec
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Brexit Phase 1: Delivered

Last week’s announcement from Prime Minister Theresa May and her statement in the House of Commons earlier today bring the assurance of starting phase two of the Brexit negotiations on trade and security in the New Year. This is welcome ...

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06 Dec
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Residents will be consulted on Unauthorised Traveller Encampments

Having successfully persuaded the Government to hold a ‘Call for Evidence’ on the issue of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which have blighted large parts of the West Midlands and my Aldridge-Brownhills constituency throughout the summer, I have sought assurances from Government ...

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05 Dec
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Let’s Look at Re-opening Aldridge Station

I have welcomed the Government’s decision to reopen railway lines closed in the 1960’s and I hope this can help to lead to the reopening of Aldridge Station. During Transport Questions last week I specifically asked the Transport Minister: “Will ...

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04 Dec
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Small Business Saturday 2017

I was pleased to be out and about across my Aldridge-Brownhills constituency last weekend supporting Small Business Saturday. Now in its fifth year, Small Business Saturday takes place on the first shopping Saturday of December and it is the UKs ...

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01 Dec
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View from the House: Our Armed Forces sense of duty and professionalism is an example to us all

Quite understandably, to many people across Aldridge-Brownhills the debates surrounding Brexit appear to dominate all of our proceedings in Parliament at the moment. However, as your Member of Parliament there are many other issues I am also working on. One ...

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22 Nov
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A Budget that lays the foundations for a Britain fit for the future

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond delivered a Budget that lays the foundations for a Britain fir for the future, ready to build a truly ‘Global Britain’ and ready for Brexit and building on Britain’s recent economic achievements. The ...

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20 Nov
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Championing Small Businesses across Aldridge-Brownhills

Small businesses are the lifeblood of local communities across the country. In my Aldridge-Brownhills constituency they remain the backbone of our High Streets, Village Centres, and Industrial Estates. Last year there were a record 5.5 million businesses across the country ...

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14 Nov
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A Brexit that works for Aldridge-Brownhills

Since the Government triggered Article 50 earlier this year we have been formally engaged in a series of negotiations to fulfil the will of the British people and prepare our exit from the European Union. Today Parliament begins debating the ...

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13 Nov
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Act of Remembrance 2017

As Britain fell silent on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month we once again as a nation came together in an act of Remembrance to honour those who have paid the price for our freedom. ...

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10 Nov
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View from the House – Tackling the Issues which matter to You!

Dementia is one of the main health issues we face today. Sadly, someone develops the condition every three minutes and increasingly people are facing the situation alone. Back in 2013 the Alzheimer’s Society launched the Dementia Friends initiative to tackle ...

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