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…

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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…

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Paradise Papers

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…

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Derby Telegraph Column – 12th October 2017

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…

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Ripley Public Meeting – 25th September 2017

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…

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Nigel hosts successful Brexit and Business Roundtable event at Ferrero’s Thorntons site

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…

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