Wendy Morton

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills

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Wendy Morton’s voting in Parliament

Wendy Morton is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Wendy Morton has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Coronavirus: Vaccination 17 Jun 2021

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK has championed the importance of rapid, equitable access to safe and effective vaccines. We are among the largest donors to the COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC), committing £548 million, which leveraged $1 billion from other donors in 2020 through match-funding. This support to COVAX has been critical to it distributing COVID-19...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Coronavirus: Vaccination 17 Jun 2021

    Recognising the urgent need to speed up the delivery of doses, at the G7 Summit G7 leaders committed to sharing at least 870 million doses over the next year, and to make these doses available as soon as possible, taking the G7’s total commitment to one billion doses since our first UK Presidency meeting. The G7 will aim to deliver at least half of these by the end of 2021, primarily...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Colombia: Homicide 17 Jun 2021

    The British Government regularly raises concerns with our Colombian counterparts regarding the persistent high levels of violence, and threats towards former FARC combatants. Most recently, we raised the issue on 21 April at the UN Security Council meeting, at which the UN Secretary General's Special Representative presented his quarterly report on Colombia's peace process. We will continue...

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Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Wendy Morton campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for International Development
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Overseas Aid
  • Travellers: Caravan Sites
  • Yemen: Humanitarian Aid
  • Baby Care Units
  • Teachers

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (since 2 Sep 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (13 Feb 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (26 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (9 Jan 2018 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two commercial properties, both of which are small industrial units on a business park in North Yorkshire, owned by DM Electronics Ltd: (i). (Registered 02 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
DM Electronics Ltd, an electronics design and manufacturing company. (Registered 02 June 2015; updated 03 May 2018)

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