Summer Reading Challenge

Local MP James Morris is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge - the UK’s largest reading for pleasure promotion – and help libraries set a Guinness World RecordsTM title at the same ti

July's Halesowen News Column - Protecting our greenbelt

The last few weeks have been a trying time for Halesowen, the prospect of a large scale industrial site on our local greenbelt has triggered a large scale community campaign to stop these proposals in their tracks.

James re-elected as Mental Health Chairman

James Morris, Member of Parliament for Halesowen & Rowley Regis, has been re-elected to chair the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health.

The unpaid role will mean James Morris acting as a champion for mental health in Parliament and in talks with Ministers.

James Morris presents Halesbury Special School leavers with awards

Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP, James Morris, presented leaving gifts to pupils at Halesbury Special School as they prepare for further education.

Four students at Halesbury Special School last week said ‘farewell’ to classmates and teachers as their time at the school came to an end.

James Morris thanks local Second Time Around volunteers

Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP, James Morris, spent two hours volunteering in Second Time Around, the fundraising shop for Halesowen’s Hope Centre on Saturday 6th June as part of national Volunteering Week.

Column: my focus for the next five years

The process of being sworn in as a Member of Parliament is short.  An oath of allegiance to the Queen, a quick chat with the Clerks and a shake of hands with The Speaker. Yet it is also a time to reflect.

Home Secretary Theresa May meets Friends of Hawne Park

Home Secretary Theresa May met members of the Friends of Hawne Park last Saturday to hear about the work of the group and also met with other residents on Carol Crescent in Halesowen on a campaign visit to support the re-election of James Morris.