Tags: "parliament"

14 Nov
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A Brexit that works for Aldridge-Brownhills

Since the Government triggered Article 50 earlier this year we have been formally engaged in a series of negotiations to fulfil the will of the British people and prepare our exit from the European Union. Today Parliament begins debating the ...

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10 Nov
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View from the House – Tackling the Issues which matter to You!

Dementia is one of the main health issues we face today. Sadly, someone develops the condition every three minutes and increasingly people are facing the situation alone. Back in 2013 the Alzheimer’s Society launched the Dementia Friends initiative to tackle ...

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20 Oct
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View from the House – Traveller consultation to be launched

Back to Parliament after the Conference Recess and having successfully called for a Parliamentary debate about Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which have blighted large parts of Aldridge-Brownhills this summer, my first week back was spent focussing on these matters. As part ...

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10 Oct
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When will the ‘Cat and Mouse’ Traveller merry-go-round end?

For some time I have been calling for a Parliamentary debate on the issue of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which has blighted large parts of Aldridge-Brownhills throughout the summer. Throughout a debate in Parliament, yesterday, I used the opportunity to reaffirm ...

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10 Oct
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Renewing the British Dream

The recent Party Conference was a great opportunity for me to meet with representatives from charities and voluntary organisations to discuss issues raised with me by local constituents. I was pleased to meet with the Alzheimer’s Society and discuss my ...

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29 Sep
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View from the House – Protection at Home – Protection Abroad – The Key Priorities

Throughout the summer residents from across Aldridge-Brownhills have been repeatedly plagued by a series of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments, the latest of which has been yet another incursion at Aldridge Airport. Last year Walsall Council took some steps towards ending the ...

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26 Sep
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Walsall Council must answer questions on unauthorised Traveller encampments

I have written to Walsall Council to express my dismay on behalf of residents of Aldridge-Brownhills at the latest unauthorised traveller encampment at Aldridge Airport. The latest traveller incursion at Aldridge Airport is yet another in a series of unauthorised ...

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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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