• 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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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…

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Nigel’s December Newsletter

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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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Derby Telegraph Column – 24th November 2017

This week the Chancellor announced the Autumn 2017 Budget, introducing great measures for Amber Valley. I welcome the fact that unemployment is at its lowest rate since 1975 and that borrowing has fallen by three quarters since 2010. I also welcome the extra £3 billion, on top of the existing £700 million, to be invested in Brexit preparations. This will make sure the country is ready for day one of exit.

Helping more first time buyers onto the property ladder, Stamp [...]

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Autumn Budget 2017- What it means for Amber Valley Residents

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Autumn 2017 Budget, where he outlined his spending and fiscal plans to Parliament, introducing great measures for Brexit, savers, new home owners, drivers and business owners in Amber Valley. I welcome the message and direction of the budget which shows a sensible evolution of Government policy. I also welcome the fact that unemployment is at its lowest rate since 1975 and that, although debt remains high, borrowing has fallen by three quarters [...]

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