Author Archives: Wendy Morton MP

07 Dec
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Small Business Saturday 2015

Wendy Morton MP visited a range of local small businesses at the weekend in recognition of Small Business Saturday, and to raise awareness of the importance of shopping locally, and supporting the local economy. Now in its third year, Small ...

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24 Nov
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Local Business Celebrates a 10 year milestone.

Ahead of Small Business Saturday in 10 days time I had the pleasure of joining SHS Products in celebrating the 10th Anniversary of  their company. It was wonderful to learn more about the history of their handrail systems manufacturing business ...

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23 Nov
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View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

Returning home to Aldridge-Brownhills at the weekend, I reflected on a week which had begun with Acts of Remembrance at Aldridge and Walsall Wood, and ended with a visit to Aldridge School to see the superb display of hand-made ceramic ...

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20 Nov
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Shelfield Ormiston Academy visit Westminster during Parliament Week

I was delighted to welcome a group of Year 9 and Year 10 pupils from Shelfield Ormiston Academy to Parliament last week. The trip coincided with Parliament Week, a national programme of events designed to encourage young people to engage ...

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13 Nov
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NHS (Charitable Trusts Etc.) Bill – 2nd reading

My Private Members Bill passed through the House on November 6th. The bill, if successful, will secure the royalties from JM Barrie’s Peter Pan for the new Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital Charity.   You can read the debate here ...

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09 Nov
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Lest We Forget…

As our local community came together on Sunday to commemorate the service and sacrifice of those who fought and died for our country it was a poignant reminder of the importance of paying homage to all of our service men ...

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04 Nov
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Castletots and Spooky Shots

This week I had the privilege to attend the opening of Castletots Nursery, a brand new provision for two year olds in Walsall Wood. Castlefort JMI School have put so much hard work and effort into getting the new premises ...

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03 Nov
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View from Westminster: Local Newspaper Column

It is 38 years since the Member of Parliament for West Lothian, Tam Dalyell, repeatedly asked the question how long English residents and MPs would tolerate a devolution settlement which left out England. This lead to what is known today ...

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23 Oct
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Politics Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

I am supporting women with breast cancer by dressing up in pink to take part in Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, on Friday 23rd October. Along with other parliamentarians I am wearing it pink in Westminster to encourage people across ...

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20 Oct
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Pelsall Poppies

Last weekend I was invited to The Big Poppy Knit, organised by the Pelsall branch of the Royal British Legion.  Their challenge – to the community is to cover the Village Clock with hand knitted poppies, and so last Saturday I joined ...

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