• 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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  • 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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  • Latest Newsletter

    My latest newsletter is now available to read below.

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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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Spending Review 2015

The Chancellor announced the outcome of his Spending Review to Parliament this afternoon, outlining departmental spending for the year ahead and the Government’s vision for the future of Britain. The Spending Review is the occasion when the Chancellor sets out public spending plans for the Parliament – and in this…

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Derby Telegraph Column – November

I recently held my fourth Amber Valley Jobs Fair, which more than 50 stallholders and 500 job-seekers attended.

I would like to thank everyone who supported the event, and I’m delighted that many constituents have already been employed as a result of the fair or have trials, interviews or apprenticeships lined up.

Through events such as my jobs fairs, I’m committed to ensuring even more people in Amber Valley have the security of a regular job and pay packet.

I therefore [...]

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Radleigh & NHBC New Affordable Homes Visit

I recently visited a new site owned by developer Radleigh which will provide nine new affordable homes in Ripley. The site will be known as Wallis Close and will consist of one bungalow, four one-bedroom maisonettes and four two-bedroom houses. All properties will be available for affordable rent, via Futures Housing Group.

The site visit was organised by NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, to highlight its risk management processes and to show the [...]

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Lily Street Farm Update – Nigel calls on Minister to call in planning application

Many constituents have contacted me to highlight their concerns about the Lily Street Farm planning application, for a mixed use development in Swanwick.

This is an issue that I know many local residents feel very strongly about. Therefore, before Parliament dissolved I wrote to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to ask him to consider calling in this application. The Minister of State, Brandon Lewis, noted that he would consider this request when a decision on the planning [...]

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Nigel calls on Home Office to Address Police Funding Miscalculations

As part of the Home Office’s Funding Formula review, it has come to light that a statistical error has led to serious miscalculations about police funding. Following this news, changes to reform the amount of funding received by individual police forces across England and Wales will be delayed.

Under the reviewed funding proposals projected to forces across the country, Derbyshire Constabulary had been informed that the force stood to gain in the region of £20 million based on the 2015/16 budget [...]

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