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
Parliament is in recess for the summer but that hasn’t stopped the Government making a number of announcements that will be welcome news across Amber Valley.
Firstly, the Health Secretary has announced 500 extra medical school places for next year, meaning a total increase in the number of student places at… Read More
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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 the usual… Read More
I’m delighted that Highways England have provided me with an update on the awful problem of A38 noise, which will hopefully mark a welcome and big step towards tackling the issue in one of its hotspots: Alfreton. Highways England recently carried out a site visit to analyse the potential design… Read More
School funding is a matter of concern for many constituents and so I was pleased to hear the Education Secretary announce an additional £1.3billion for schools funding over two years – meaning schools funding will be £2.6billion higher.
This funding boost has been found from within the Department for Education’s budget,… Read More
I’m delighted to announce I will be holding a ‘Brexit & Business’ breakfast roundtable on the 11th September 2017, from 8.30am in Alfreton.
The event is being organised with Thorntons so Amber Valley businesses can come together to discuss the upcoming possibilities and challenges of Brexit. The aims of the roundtable… Read More