Author Archives: Wendy Morton MP

27 Oct
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My Question to the Prime Minister

At Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday 26th October I asked Theresa May about the new West Midlands Combined Authority and the new Mayoral role,  and about what it means for constituents and businesses here in Aldridge-Brownhills. Watch the video below ...

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19 Oct
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Brownhills HSBC Update

I was very disappointed to learn of the closure of the Brownhills Branch of HSBC, especially as it leaves us with no bank in Brownhills. After a number of residents contacted me about this issue I met with the Branch ...

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14 Oct
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Unauthorised Traveller Encampments Debate in Parliament

Knowing of residents’ concerns over local traveller encampments, I attended and spoke in a debate on Gypsies and Travelers in the House of Commons last Wednesday.   You can find a video and the text of the debate below.   ...

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14 Oct
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A View from Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – Unauthorised Encampments and Conference round up.

At last we are seeing Walsall Council take proactive steps in tackling the on-going problem of unauthorized encampments, and I welcome the latest move to secure an injunction on 12 specific sites across the Borough. With the interest of local ...

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10 Oct
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A return visit to Sierra Leone.

Across the world today, we are seeing humanitarian crises, refugees in desperate need of help and protection, as well as unprecedented levels of population movement. We are seeing fragile states become more fragile, and the impact of conflict is often ...

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29 Sep
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – Improving Education and Expanding Boundaries

It has been a busy two weeks back in Westminster, with lots to be discussed and debated. Changes in the line up of Government under the leadership of new Prime Minister Theresa May, have meant new Ministers, as well as ...

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19 Sep
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A Blooming Week in Aldridge-Brownhills

It has been a “Blooming” week in the constituency with both Aldridge and Brownhills securing Gold in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Heart of England in Bloom awards ceremony on Thursday. For many months volunteer gardeners, together with the district centre ...

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09 Sep
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HSBC Brownhills Closure

  I was very disappointed to hear that HSBC is closing its branch in Brownhills – especially as it leaves us with no bank on the High Street. Having been in contact to seek a meeting with them later this ...

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05 Sep
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A Summer Round Up

The weather hasn’t always been full of sun this summer, but it has been a busy few weeks with lots to do and plenty to be getting on with. Summer recess is a good time to prepare work for when ...

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02 Sep
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – A View From the Canal

In recent years we have seen a remarkable revival of many of Britain’s canals and waterways. With this years IWA Festival of Water being held in Pelsall last weekend it was the perfect excuse, if ever we needed one, to ...

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