Merry Hill is a ward in the City of Wolverhampton, covering parts of Bradmore, Castlecroft, and Finchfield. Merry Hill is the fourth least deprived ward of Wolverhampton (after Tettenhall Wightwick, Penn and Tettenhall Regis): 17th out of 20.
Merry Hill has a population of around 12,000. Life expectancy is high (81 for men and 83 for women) but 17% of our children live in Poverty whilst only 2.5% of 16/17 year olds are not in education, employment, or training. Around 7% of households rent in Merry Hill and 61% are fairly satisfied with their neighbourhood. For more information go to the City’s Public Health Report of 2019 on the City of Wolverhampton Council website at here (pages 54 and 55 in particular).
Key issues in Merry Hill include:
- Higher education
Merry Hill is a marginal ward.
Your Labour councillor for Merry Hill is Alan Bolshaw.
Meetings are on the last Wednesday of each month at the Bradmore Community Centre.
To contact us, to join and fight the Conservative Government negligence over COVID-19 and the evils of austerity, please email the Merry Hill Ward Labour Branch Secretary at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings are currently held online via Zoom.