- 8th March 2012
Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP James Morris is backing a new initiative to help small and medium-sized companies to find the lending they need to expand their businesses. read more »
- 7th March 2012
Speaking in a Parliamentary debate on veterans and mental health, James Morris has commended the work of constituent David Herbert on establishing a veterans charter in Dudley Borough to signpost veterans towards key information including the provision of mental health services. read more »
- 7th March 2012
James has spoken in Parliament in support of future savings in fire service budgets being shared evenly between all parts of the country. He also called for greater clarity on the future of the damping mechanism - the system that limits rises and falls in the amount that each fire authority receives - which currently means that the West Midlands receives extra funds. read more »
- 5th March 2012
Twenty-eight local supporters and volunteers – ranging from toddlers to pensioners – dodged the showers and hailstorms for a spring clean in Hurst Green Park in Halesowen.
The clean-up, which was organised by Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP James Morris and Conservative candidate Mike Wood, was intended to clear the park of rubbish to make it a nicer, cleaner place for local families to enjoy.
The event was the latest in a series of community litter picks, following on from the clean-up that they organised in Hope Street Park earlier this year.
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- 8th February 2012
The snow may have melted, but the cold snap has triggered Cold Winter Payments for thousands of pensioners and other vulnerable families across Halesowen and Rowley Regis.
The icy weather has meant that all eligible households will receive the £25 for last week. This includes older people in receipt of Pension Credits, families with a child under five and people with certain disabilities.
The Government has permanently increased the level of the Cold Weather Payment from £8.50 to £25 per week. read more »