• Welcome from Nigel

    I was privileged to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Amber Valley for in 2017. As always, please don't hesitate to contact me with any views or concerns you may have.

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  • Latest Newsletter

    My latest newsletter, looking at what the recent Budget means for Amber Valley and what has been happening in Parliament, is now available to read below.

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  • 'Brexit & Business' Roundtable - 11th September 2017

    I recently held a business roundtable with Ferrero's Thorntons and Emma McClarkin MEP to discuss the upcoming opportunities of Brexit. To find out more please click below.

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  • Nigel's local campaigns

    Click the link below to find out more about my local campaigns, such as fighting for better broadband, reducing noise from the A38 and holding jobs fairs to reduce unemployment.

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  • Nigel's Corporation Tax Cut Backed By PM

    The Chancellor has recently committed to supporting my suggestion to lower Corporation Tax from 20% to below 15% to show that the UK is open for business.

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News

  • January 5, 2018 Derby Telegraph Column - 5th January 2018 The end of 2017 brought with it positive steps forward by the Government on tackling..
  • December 22, 2017 Happy Christmas! Dear Constituent, - Welcome to a short special edition of my newsletter for Christmas. I..
  • December 12, 2017 New Animal Welfare Bill Published Over the past weeks many constituents have contacted me with concerns regarding animal..
  • December 7, 2017 Nigel's December Newsletter Subscribe to my future newsletters here. - Dear Constituent, - Welcome to my latest..
  • November 24, 2017 Animal Welfare Many constituents have recently contacted me about the status of animals as living..
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Derby Telegraph Column – 5th January 2018

The end of 2017 brought with it positive steps forward by the Government on tackling corruption. As Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Anti-Corruption I warmly welcomed the Home Secretary’s announcement that a new national economic crime centre has been established to tackle high level fraud and money laundering;…

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Happy Christmas!

 

Dear Constituent,

Welcome to a short special edition of my newsletter for Christmas. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Christmas Card Competition Winners:

Thank you to all the children who entered my Christmas Card Competition this year. We received hundreds of fantastic designs from many schools and children of all ages across Amber Valley, and it was very difficult to choose a winner!

Congratulations to Amelie Knowles, age 10, from Woodbridge [...]

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New Animal Welfare Bill Published

Over the past weeks many constituents have contacted me with concerns regarding animal welfare, both the recognition of animals as sentient beings and the need to increase animal abusers’ sentences. There has never been an argument about the principle of animal sentience, I nor any other MP believes that animals do not have feelings. Although the Withdrawal Bill was not the right place to address this issue, it is absolutely necessary to legislate for animal sentience. Which is why I [...]

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Nigel’s December Newsletter

Subscribe to my future newsletters here.

Dear Constituent,

Welcome to my latest newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and around Amber Valley.

As always, you’ll find a selection of what I’ve been up to over the last few months and details of upcoming events. You’ll also find the usual information about my columns, surgeries and how to contact me.

Animal Welfare/Sentience:

Many constituents have recently contacted me about the status of animals as living beings. I nor any other [...]

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Animal Welfare

Many constituents have recently contacted me about the status of animals as living beings. I nor any other MP believes that animals do not have feelings. There is no argument about the principle and I did not vote that animals cannot feel pain. It is self-evident that animals are sentient and UK law already recognises this fact. Indeed, the Government said the exact opposite. Minister Dominic Raab said in the debate: “Animals will continue to be recognised as sentient under [...]

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