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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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Eighteen months after the Panama Papers were released, we have experienced another leak this week, the Paradise Papers. These are 13.4m files from two offshore service providers and 19 tax havens’ company registries, which illuminate once again the world of offshore finance. As Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group… Read More
At the recent Conservative Party Conference, the Prime Minister outlined a range of new policies on issues which will impact on Amber Valley residents, from social housing to energy bills.
A welcome announcement related to affordable and social housing, detailed the increase in the Government’s affordable housing budget by £2 billion… Read More
Many residents have recently rightly raised concerns about anti-social behaviour incidents and drug use in Ripley Town Centre. So, I’ve set up a public meeting for residents to attend and discuss their concerns with the relevant local agencies, including the local police, Councils, councillors, housing associations and charities.
The meeting will… Read More
I’ll be holding a ‘Meet your MP’ event in Swanwick on Wednesday 27th September 2017.
The meeting will take place from 7pm to 8.30pm at Swanwick Methodist Church, on Derby Road, and will be an opportunity to hear more about my role as your local MP. This is an open, informal… Read More
Last week, I held a business roundtable with Ferrero’s Thorntons, Emma McClarkin MEP and over thirty local businesses from across Amber Valley to discuss the upcoming opportunities and challenges of Brexit.
The event gave businesses the chance to present their concerns and priorities for Britain leaving the European Union to me… Read More
I’m delighted that over thirty local businesses in Amber Valley recently gathered for a roundtable to discuss the opportunities and challenges around Brexit.
The event, held at the Thorntons factory in Alfreton, gave businesses the chance to present their concerns and priorities for Britain leaving the European Union to me and… Read More