Category Archives: News

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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12 Jan
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Back to business for Parliament and around the Constituency

The New Year began in earnest Parliament on January 5th, with a busy day of statements from Departments, the business of the day and the third reading of the Housing and Planning Bill. Away from the chamber much of my ...

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04 Jan
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Happy New Year

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in Aldridge-Brownhills constituency a Happy New Year. 2015 was a big year in many ways and not least in politics, when back in May the country faced a clear choice ...

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17 Dec
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Coffee, Carols and Canoeing

On Saturday I held a Macmillan Christmas Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We raised a fantastic £165.71. I want to thank everyone if they baked, helped to prepare or just supported us on the day, every ...

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15 Dec
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What a site! – The New Oak Park Leisure Centre

Last weekend I had the chance to visit the new site for Oak Park Leisure Centre. It will be a fantastic asset to our local community and will provide both leisure and community resource facilities. I believe that the benefits ...

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10 Dec
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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

My background before I entered Parliament was in business, and for almost 25 years I worked for and with small businesses, including the optical industry and our own family electronics and manufacturing firm. It will therefore come as no surprise ...

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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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