Wendy Morton

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

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.

However, Wendy Morton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Wendy Morton voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Wendy Morton’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Wendy Morton’s full vote analysis page for more.

Wendy Morton has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Prison Officers: Pension Age 8 Oct 2019

    It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hanson. I understand that your chairing the debate is quite fitting, given that you still have a special interest in prisons and all things justice-related. I start by thanking my hon. Friend the Member for Sittingbourne and Sheppey (Gordon Henderson)—the beautiful Isle of Sheppey, as he referred to it—for securing the debate on this...
  • Prison Officers: Pension Age 8 Oct 2019

    I am going to make some progress. I am really trying to get through these points in the time that I have. The role of prison officer is a diverse, interesting and critical one, parts of which can be physically demanding. All prison officers who joined the service after April 2001 must pass an annual fitness test in order to remain prison officers. We do not discriminate on the basis of...
  • Prison Officers: Pension Age 8 Oct 2019

    Let me see if I can make some more progress, and then, if time allows, I will give way. The Prison Service and Ministry of Justice already recognise and reward excellent staff work through a range of awards and honours, such as the Prison Service long service and good conduct medal, the prison officer of the year award and the Butler Trust awards. We are also proposing to the honours,...

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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
  • Department for Transport: Overseas Aid
  • Sierra Leone: Overseas Aid

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 26 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Wendy Morton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 137 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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)
8. Miscellaneous
From January 2018, unpaid Chair of the United and Cecil Club. (Registered 18 July 2018)

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