• Welcome from Nigel

    I was privileged to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Amber Valley in 2015. 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 is now available to read below.

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  • Amber Valley Jobs Fair Success

    I was pleased to hold my fourth Jobs Fair recently to bring employers, training providers and jobseekers together. You can find more information on the event below.

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  • Lily Street Farm Update

    Please see below for the full details of my recent letter asking the Minister of State to call-in the Lily Street Farm planning application in Swanwick.

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  • Nigel's Income Tax Cut Backed By PM

    I’d like to thank all my constituents who have supported my petition to increase the Personal Allowance in to the level of the Minimum Wage to £12,000 or above so that the people earning the minimum wage would not pay any Income Tax.
    The PM has pledged that a future Conservative Government would increase the allowance to £12,500.

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Raising Towed-Trailer Safety in Parliament

On 19th January, I spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on towed-trailer safety to raise my concerns and the terrible incident, which many of you will recall, which took place just over eight years ago, when Finlay Martin was tragically killed by a runaway trailer which had detached from a car in Heage.

I wanted to raise this heart-breaking case in Parliament to highlight the tragic consequences and call on the Government to introduce further measures to prevent such incidences and [...]

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Nigel Mills MP calls for improvements in Discretionary Housing Payments for Under-Occupancy Penalty

On 28th January, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson answered an Urgent Question following the Court of Appeal ruling on the Under-Occupancy Penalty. Following this, I called on the Government to encourage councils to award longer discretionary housing awards, which are part of a £870million fund to support those who need extra support to pay their rent following the removal of the spare bedroom subsidy.

Local Councils are able to award discretionary housing payments to families [...]

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Nigel calls on the Government to increase multi-national tax transparency

Following the news regarding the £130million tax settlement between Google and HMRC over the weekend, the Government was called to Parliament to make a statement which you can read here. A number of my constituents have raised concerns with me about multi-national company tax avoidance in the past and I took this opportunity to represent my constituents concerns and ask the Minister to introduce measures to allow for greater tax transparency.

The settlement announced over the weekend will see Google pay [...]

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Nigel calls on the Government to support local children with chaotic home lives

I have in the past been contacted by headteachers at local schools who have experienced problems in supporting children who have chaotic home lives. Headteachers are often tasked with managing and addressing difficult and delicate family situations and it’s important that these families are given the right support to help ensure that every child is in the best possible position to learn at school. To highlight these concerns, I took the opportunity to raise this with the Minister responsible, Edward [...]

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