Author Archives: Wendy Morton MP

21 Mar
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National Apprenticeship Week 2016

On Friday I met with the Aldridge Industrial Partnership to discuss some of the details from this week’s Budget. It was clear from discussions that this year’s Budget is good for Businesses across Aldridge-Brownhills. To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2016 ...

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17 Mar
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A View from Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

Just as JM Barrie’s story of Peter Pan drew to a happy conclusion, so too has my Private Members Bill – the NHS (Charitable Trusts) Etc Bill. Often referred to by my colleagues as the “Peter Pan and Wendy” Bill, ...

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07 Mar
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Clean For The Queen

From Aldridge to Brownhills, Pelsall to Streetly, I was pleased to be able to join forces with local Councillors and volunteers as part of the “Clean for The Queen” initiative last weekend in the run up to The Queen’s 90th ...

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24 Feb
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A View From Westminster

So now we know. There will be a referendum on our membership of the European Union on the 23rd June 2016. Do we stay in or do we leave? Has the Prime Minister secured sufficient for us to remain an ...

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22 Feb
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Arctic Adventures

I have just returned from northern Norway where I have spent four days with the Royal Marines as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme of which I am a member. The programme is an excellent way to learn more ...

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08 Feb
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

Since writing my last column I am absolutely delighted, and relieved, to be able to report back that I have successfully steered my Private Members Bill through it’s final stages in the House of Commons!!  Phew!  And so, the NHS ...

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01 Feb
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A “Simply Delicious” Business Breakfast with Nadhim Zahawi MP

I was delighted to join forces last week in Aldridge with the Prime Minister’s Advisor for Apprenticeships, Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi. Since 2010 over 4000 apprenticeships have been started across my constituency and I am keen to see more, so ...

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25 Jan
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Peter Pan is off to the House of Lords!

I am absolutely delighted that my Private Members Bill, which is titled the NHS (Charitable Trusts) Etc Bill, but more commonly known in my office as the Peter Pan and Wendy Bill, successfully passed Report Stage and Third Reading in ...

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21 Jan
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Success as Schools Minister Visits Shelfield

I was delighted to welcome Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP to the constituency last week and to join him on a visit to Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy. Under the leadership of principal Paula Arrowsmith the school has made significant improvements ...

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16 Jan
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

As I sit to write my first “View from Westminster” of 2016 I would like to take this opportunity to start by wishing everyone a happy New Year. Looking forward I am sure there will be many challenges ahead in ...

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