Tags: "constituency"

18 Aug
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View from the House

Groups of hard-working and dedicated volunteers often work quietly behind the scenes, supporting our local communities, something which those of you who regularly follow my column will know I often refer to. Their impact is huge, and even the smallest ...

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31 Jul
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View from the House – Are you taking the Summer Reading Challenge?

It has been a busy last few weeks at Westminster. We have now started to build on the decision to trigger Article 50 and the Government has formally laid before Parliament the European Union Withdrawal Bill. This legislation will facilitate ...

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31 Jul
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View from the House – Community Safety remains a Top Priority!

With Parliament now in Recess for the summer I want to take this opportunity to reflect upon events locally and nationally. Sadly in recent weeks and months our local community in Aldridge has been left shaken by a number of ...

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07 Jul
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View from the House – The State Opening ushers in a New Parliamentary Term

In recent weeks our national news has been dominated by a series of tragic events both in London and Manchester. Locally we have also had heart-breaking news which has profoundly affected the local community and our thoughts and prayers go ...

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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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19 Jan
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A View From Westminster – Local Newpaper Column – Challenges in the NHS and back to business in Aldridge-Brownhills

Parliament has returned and we start 2017 with the clear message from the Prime Minister that the UK will have triggered Article 50 by the end of March.  As we count down towards this and the Government honours the decision ...

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