Welcome to Morpeth and Wansbeck Conservatives

Welcome to the Morpeth and Wansbeck Conservatives Association (MWCA) website.

The Morpeth and Wansbeck Constituency which the MWCA serves covers an area that encompasses the major settlements of Morpeth, Bedlington, Ashington and Newbiggin-by-the-Sea. The MWCA team work all year round to address the concerns of local constituents campaigning alongside local residents and businesses to ensure that our area becomes an ever more prosperous and enjoyable place to live.

We welcome feedback and information that you think might be useful to us in achieving this and are always please to help where people have concerns or questions. The MWCA team draws on the support of a number of sitting county and town councillors and many dedicated team members able to help you with any issue that may be affecting you.

Separately of course the MWCA are always pleased to have additional party members and helpers so if you are interested in assisting with party activity or just want to socialise at our many events held annually then please do not hesitate in contacting our Association Chairman Richard Wearmouth, email: richard_wearmouth@yahoo.co.uk tel: 07808 804345

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All 3 Morpeth County Councillors voted in favour of a motion to repeal the draft Core Strategy yesterday. The document was controversially shoehorned through by the previous Labour administration, with support from the Liberal Democrats, despite significant objection from Morpeth residents. The Strategy proposed the construction of up to 26,000 new houses across the county, despite towns like Morpeth already struggling to cope with new developments.

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Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 

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