• 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, looking at what's been happening in AV over the summer recess and September, is now available to read below.

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  • Amber Valley Jobs Fair - 7th Oct 2016

    I was delighted to recently hold my fifth Jobs Fair, on the 7th October 2016. You can find more information on the event below.

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  • Summer Survey

    Please follow the link below to complete my Summer Residents' Survey and let me know the issues most important to you.

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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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Midland Main Line Electrification Update

During recent Transport questions in the House I asked the Rail Minister, Paul Maynard MP, for an update on the desperately needed electrification of the branch line that runs through the train stations at Langley Mill and Alfreton.

The Minister confirmed that the Government is investing significant sums in the Midland…

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Jobs Fair Employment Success

I was pleased to recently hold my fifth Jobs Fair at Ripley Leisure Centre, which brought more than eight hundred jobseekers and students together with local employers and training providers.

More than fifty stallholders attended, including a range of local employers such as Bombardier, trentbarton, Manthorpe, Severn Trent, Thorntons, Blue Arrow, Talkstaff Recruitment, Deb, Filigree Holdings, NHS Supply Chain, DHL, BPI, Tesco, HL Plastics, Owen Taylor, Gowercroft, Futures Housing Group and Derby County Football Club. The fair also played host to [...]

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Better Broadband Campaign Update

In the constituency, many residents and businesses have recently contacted me about the desperate need for better broadband. I know how frustrating poor and unreliable broadband connections are, so I agree. The UK has the highest superfast broadband coverage amongst the top five European economies, but I know more needs to be done to ensure that everyone in Amber Valley can have access to the broadband they require.

Earlier this year, in January, I co-signed the ‘BroadBad’ report calling on the [...]

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Nigel’s September 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 month and details of upcoming events. You’ll also find the usual information about my columns and surgeries, and how to get in touch.

Jobs Fair – 7th October 2016:

There’s now less than a month to go until my next Jobs Fair on the [...]

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Welcoming Filigree Holdings to their new home in Amber Valley

Filigree are the UK’s leading brand of lace net and sheer curtains and I was delighted to recently welcome them to their new home in Amber Valley. They were previously based in South Normanton, but they’ve now moved into a a new, bigger base on Codnor Industrial Estate.

They’re still settling in so they haven’t opened a factory shop yet, but they’re constantly expanding into new areas, such as bamboo tableware and creative PVC tablecloths, whilst also maintaining their heritage of [...]

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