Helen Morgan Lib Dem PPC for North Shropshire

Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC (Prospective Parliamentary Candidate) for North Shropshire by Members at a packed meeting in Wem. Members at a well-attended meeting in Wem voted to select Helen as their PPC.

LIB DEMS CHOOSE DYNAMIC CANDIDATE TO FIGHT ELECTION

Helen Morgan, a Chartered Accountant, mother and community campaigner has been selected by local North Shropshire Liberal Democrat members as their candidate to fight the next General Election. Helen Morgan, who lives with her young family in Harmer Hill works for a prominent North Shropshire business as their accountant.

Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC for North Shropshire
Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC for North Shropshire

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2019 General Election Results for North Shropshire - biggest share growth of any party

2019 General Election Results for North Shropshire

Thank you to everybody who voted for Helen Morgan on the 12th of December in the 2019 General Election. Locally we outperformed the national result, the West Midlands regional result and the result in strongly Leave seats.  Helen’s vote went up by 4.7% – the largest increase in vote share compared to 2017 for any party in North Shropshire.  This was our biggest campaign in a long time. Whilst, the national picture wasn’t great for us – 3 weeks before polling day we were looking at a much better result and aiming to take second place – we held our own …

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Helen Morgan addressing NFU hustings in Prees

Leaked documents reveal Trump trade deal threat to farmers in North Shropshire

Leaked documents from US-UK trade deal talks have revealed the threat facing farmers in North Shropshire from a trade deal with Donald Trump, the Liberal Democrats have warned. Liberal Democrat candidate for North Shropshire, Helen Morgan said “I hope Owen Paterson (Conservative Candidate for North Shropshire) will make a “cast-iron” guarantee to vote against any lowering of UK food standards that could put local farmers at risk”. It comes after documents published online yesterday revealed years of talks between UK and US trade negotiators, with American officials pushing to allow greater use of chemicals in food production, including chlorine-washing chicken. …

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Testy Hustings in Market Drayton

The first General Election Hustings in Market Drayton last week kicked the General Election into high gear in North Shropshire. The at-times testy hustings for about 200 people with our candidate Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrats), Owen Paterson (Conservatives), Graeme Currie (Labour Party) and John Adams (Green Party) representing the candidates in the General Election. We are biased but Helen had a great husting and we have received many, many compliments on her performance. Owen didn’t have such a good time but don’t just take our word for it, here if the video of the hustings and decide for yourself: Many, many …

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Helen Morgan learns how North Shropshire aviation firm Metal Seagulls inspires women of all ages

North Shropshire aviation firm Metal Seagulls inspires women of all ages

Liberal Democrat Candidate Helen Morgan met directors Patricia Mawuli Porter and Jonathan Porter to find out how they are promoting essential skills to a wider audience. Liberal Democrat Candidate Helen Morgan visited local aviation firm Metal Seagulls Ltd on Friday to learn more about the light aircraft industry in the area and a special project plane registered G-WXYZ. The light aircraft has been built by Patricia with a team of around 300 volunteers keen to learn new skills, 75% of whom were women and/or under 25. The Zenair CH750 STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) plane is now complete. Having completed …

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Shropshire marched for a Final Say and an end to the Brexit mess

Shropshire marches for a Final Say

Six coaches organised by the Open Britain group left Shrewsbury early on Saturday morning, destined for the huge ‘People’s Vote’ march in central London. Helen Morgan, Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for North Shropshire, travelled with the Shropshire contingent to demonstrate with her family. She said “We have had a memorable day, marching with friends from all over the UK, and the rain did not dampen our spirits. But this immense crowd knew that this was probably our last chance to be heard. Boris Johnson’s withdrawal agreement may only defer a catastrophic no-deal Brexit for a short period of time, …

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Lib Dems at the Blackberry Fair to talk to voters

Blackberry Fair visitors are ready to demand better

Liberal Democrat Candidate Helen Morgan says that support for the party is surging across North Shropshire Helen, who was selected as the party’s candidate in August, was campaigning with a local team at the centre of the annual Blackberry Fair in Whitchurch on Saturday. The local party has seen a surge in interest, with membership more than doubling over the last six months, as the government’s Brexit strategy descends into chaos. Helen said “Whitchurch residents have told us today that they are shocked by the Government’s disrespect for the law, that they are fed up of being lied to, that …

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Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC for North Shropshire

Outrage as North Shropshire MP accused of abuse of Parliamentary Standards

Owen Paterson, the MP for North Shropshire, has been accused by The Guardian of lobbying on behalf of firms from which he also receives a salary. Revealed: Owen Paterson lobbied for firms he was paid to advise The Guardian newspaper claims it has seen documents revealing he had several meetings with officials and a minister, and that he also wrote letters asking them to take steps which would benefit healthcare firm Randox Laboratories and Lynn’s Country Foods Limited. Mr Paterson receives a salary of £100k per year for 16 hours a month from Randox, while Lynn’s Country Foods Limited pays …

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North Shropshire Lib Dems PPC condemns plan to Prorogue Parliament

Helen Morgan, North Shropshire Lib Dems PPC condemns plan to Prorogue Parliament. ‘I am angry and dismayed at the Government’s decision to prevent Parliamentary debate for five weeks in October. The United Kingdom faces its greatest crisis since 1945, and eight weeks before a disastrous crash-out Brexit, the Government is tying Parliament’s hands, hell-bent on driving this country over a cliff-edge. ‘To suggest that this closure is just a few additional days after the conference recess is simply not true. Parliament decides for itself whether it will have a recess, and it was becoming increasingly likely that it would be …

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Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC for North Shropshire

Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC for North Shropshire

Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC (Prospective Parliamentary Candidate) for North Shropshire by Members at a packed meeting in Wem. Members at a well-attended meeting in Wem voted to select Helen as their PPC. LIB DEMS CHOOSE DYNAMIC CANDIDATE TO FIGHT ELECTION Helen Morgan, a Chartered Accountant, mother and community campaigner has been selected by local North Shropshire Liberal Democrat members as their candidate to fight the next General Election. Helen Morgan, who lives with her young family in Harmer Hill works for a prominent North Shropshire business as their accountant. Speaking about her selection Helen said: “I am …

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Advertiser Open Letter: Where are you Mr Paterson?

Dear Mr Paterson, Possibly Leaving the European Union & Oswestry I understand from the media you are visiting the United States and trying to promote the UK leaving the European Union. Why are you not in the United Kingdom representing your constituents in North Shropshire? The Government has both a Foreign Secretary and yet another Brexit Secretary, both employed to represent us on matters outside of the United Kingdom. Meanwhile locally: The National Health Service in both Shrewsbury and Telford are in crisis. In Oswestry the local NHS dentist has only one dentist left. Many of the local roads in …

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