Tags: "parliament"

13 Sep
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Wendy calls for debate on unauthorised traveller encampments

“Parliament should debate the nuisance of unauthorised traveller encampments” As your Member of Parliament I am seeking Parliamentary time for a House of Commons debate into the on-going issues faced by residents as a result of traveller incursions and unauthorised ...

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08 Sep
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View from the House – ‘Brownfield First Development should always be the first option!

As Parliament returns following the summer recess we begin to turn our attention to debating the Great Repeal Bill and Britain’s new future outside of the European Union but, we do so without the familiar background ‘bongs’ of Big Ben ...

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18 Aug
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View from the House – It’s Our Green Belt – Now It’s Your Say!

Now in recess from Westminster there is still much to do and much going on. The four Black Country Authorities including, Walsall Council, have recently commenced their Black Country Core Strategy Consultation. It is a document essentially about planning for ...

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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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04 Aug
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Parliamentary Roundup

It has been a busy time in Parliament since the Queen’s Speech and I have continued to raise matters in Parliamentary debates and question times of importance to residents from across Aldridge-Brownhills. Throughout the debate on the Queen’s Speech I ...

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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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24 Apr
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Wendy raises litter and fly tipping in the House of Commons

Knowing that constituents often raise the issues of litter and fly tipping with me. Last week, in the final question session to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of this Parliament, I asked the Secretary of State to ...

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20 Apr
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Wendy Morton speaks out on electoral fraud

Today in the House of Commons Wendy Morton raised with the leader of the House the decision of Walsall Council not to participate in the trial of voter identification at forthcoming elections. ‘I am dismayed that Walsall Council should decline ...

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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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