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Aldridge-Brownhills

(ôl`drĭj-broun`hĭlz), town (1981 pop. 87,220), Walsall metropolitan district, central England. It was created in 1966 through the merger of two former districts. Aldridge-Brownhills is residential and has extensive areas of open countryside. Chasewater Pleasure Park has the largest area of open water in the Midlands. The town includes the village of Rushall, the site of a battle in 1643 during the English civil war. Industries include engineering and plastics.

Aldridge-Brownhills

a town in central England, in Walsall unitary authority, West Midlands: formed by the amalgamation of neighbouring towns in 1966. Pop.: 35 525 (2001)
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He was backed by Aldridge-Brownhills MP Wendy Morton (Con) and Solihull MP Julian Knight (Con), who also criticised the plans.
"We don't want a Marxist Corbyn in charge and we certainly don't want to be governed by the EU." Aldridge-Brownhills MP Wendy Morton said Mr Johnson would bring "real energy, vision and determination" to the role of PM and added: "Now he must get on and deliver Brexit, and importantly get it done by October 31.
Amanda Milling, MP for Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, and Wendy Morton, MP for Aldridge-Brownhills in the Black Country, both joined the government as junior whips.
Its members include Lord Morris of Handsworth - better known as former union boss Bill Morris - and Richard Shepherd, the Tory MP for Aldridge-Brownhills. Shepherd is also a member of the Guantanamo Bay Group, not to be confused with the Goombay Dance Band.
Aldridge-Brownhills MP Wendy Morton and Cannock Chase MP Amanda Milling are prohibited from doing so as they both hold jobs in the whips office, although Ms Milling is a long time ally of Mr Johnson's.
Mr Watson is the clear choice of many West Midlands constituency Labour parties and was nominated by several, including Aldridge-Brownhills, Birmingham Hodge Hill, Birmingham Perry Barr, and Birmingham Yardley.
Wendy Morton, the Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills, has written to Walsall Council to object to what she calls an "unacceptable" move to increase the use of a natural burial ground at Winterley Lane, Rushall.
Aldridge-Brownhills MP Wendy Morton, who will debate the issue in Parliament in the week commencing October 9, has said: "The latest traveller incursion at Aldridge Airport is yet another in a series of unauthorised encampments which have caused undoubted nuisance and distress.
Conservative MPs who opposed the Bill included Bill Cash (Stone), Mark Garnier (Wyre Forest), Andrew Griffiths (Burton), Marcus Jones (Nuneaton), Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford), Karen Lumley (Redditch), James Morris (Halesowen & Rowley Regis), Owen Paterson (Shropshire North), Mark Pawsey (Rugby), Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin), Sir Richard Shepherd (Aldridge-Brownhills), Bill Wiggin (Herefordshire North), Gavin Williamson (Staffordshire South) and Jeremy Wright (Kenilworth & Southam).
Aldridge station was earmarked for closure more than a year ago by police bosses, but Aldridge-Brownhills MP Wendy Morton says little has happened since.
Streetly was in Aldridge-Brownhills Urban District until the creation of West Midlands County, in 1974.
Toth, a member of the Labour Party for over 30 years, previously stood for Parliament in 1997 at Aldridge-Brownhills, when he fell 2,526 votes short of ousting Tory MP Richard Shepherd.