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Andrea's Column in the Wakefield Express

As the countdown to the General Election continues, many more people are taking an active interest in politics and considering who to vote for.  Some people base their decision on national issues and party leaders, some on local issues and candidates - for most voters it is a mixture of both.  As the Conservative candidate for Morley & Outwood, most work I've done has been on local issues. It will continue if I am elected as MP.

Gildersome residents meet with Eric Pickles

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, visited the area to listen to residents’ concerns about the development of an industrial site near Gildersome.

Eric Pickles hears Newton Hill planning concerns

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, visited the area to listen to residents’ concerns about the development of a site near Newton Hill. 

Culture Secretary visits the rugby club, MOAS and the heritage centre

Fantastic visit by our Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Sajid Javid today. We visited the Morley Rugby Club, MAOS (Morley Amateur Operatic Society) and met with Peter Aldred from the Heritage Centre. The minister gave great advise on funding available for the groups. 

Morley heritage has a temporary home

Some of Morley’s heritage will continue to be on display to the public after a parliamentary candidate stepped in to support.  Volunteers at the Morley Heritage Centre were left fearing the worst for a collection of items, which has taken more than 50 years to amass, after being given notice to leave their home on Queen Street.