Category Archives: News

31 Mar
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Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill on its way to the Lords

Last Friday (24th of March 2017) my Private Members Bill, The Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill received its third reading and completed its journey through the House of Commons. The bill will give journalists, including citizen journalists, the ...

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31 Mar
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Wendy pledges to tackle loneliness amongst older people at the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission’s older people event

I recently attended the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness launch at the House of Commons in support of the commission and to find out about practical steps that can be taken to tackle loneliness amongst older people. As part of the Commission’s spotlight on older ...

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30 Mar
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Wendy welcomes local apprentices to Westminster

And so, last week the House of Lords finally accepted the Article 50 Bill that will authorise the Prime Minister to begin the formal process of leaving the EU,  and the Queen has now formally given Royal Assent.  This means ...

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13 Mar
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Wendy Morton Welcomes £1.3 million to relieve traffic congestion in Brownhills

The Government has announced an extra £220 million to relieve congestion on the Strategic Road Network of which  £1.3 million has been allocated for improving the junction of the A5 and Chase Road in Brownhills. Wendy Morton MP said: “I ...

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06 Mar
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Brexit Breakfast followed by a visit to RAF Cosford

  Last week after an early start and breakfast in the constituency with a group of local businesses together with MEPs Anthea McIntyre and Dan Dalton, to discuss issues surrounding Brexit, skills and training, I headed to RAF Cosford with the ...

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01 Mar
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – Brownfield First

The extraordinary political times we live in continue and this week we welcomed the newly elected Conservative MP for Copeland to Westminster.  By-elections, either at local or national level can bring interesting and even historic results, and last week, as ...

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10 Feb
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

Britain’s withdrawal from the EU is understandably dominating debate in the House of Commons following the ruling from the Supreme Court, and it is also the topic of conversation with many of you in the constituency. I have always been ...

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06 Feb
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Seeking protection for local wildlife at Stubbers Green

Last summer there were a series of incidents in the constituency where a number of swans and cygnets were killed by motorists driving through Stubbers Green. This and a number of other wildlife deaths have understandably upset a number of ...

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01 Feb
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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Reading

On Monday evening I spoke in the debate on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, and in support of triggering Article 50.  You can watch it here. Now is not the time for recriminations or to rake over the ...

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24 Jan
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Article 50 – It would be wrong to ignore the result of the referendum.

Following the ruling from the Supreme Court I welcome the statement that the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU made today in the House of Commons. On the 23rd of June, when people in my constituency of Aldridge-Brownhills had ...

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