As I write this column, I have just received the news that the Department for Transport is to “un-pause” the Midland Main Line Electrification project. I have long supported this project and the improvements it will bring – this news is fantastic for my constituents and for the East Midlands.
I… Read More
I welcome today’s news that the Department of Transport is to “un-pause” the Midland Main Line Electrification project. I have long supported this project and the improvements it will bring – this news is fantastic for my constituents and for the East Midlands. I know many of you have expressed… Read More
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Welcome to my latest newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and what I’ve been up to in Amber Valley.
As always, you’ll find a selection of what I’ve… Read More
Network Rail and East Midlands Trains are holding a drop-in public information event this Friday afternoon (11th September 2015) at Alfreton Train Station. The event will showcase the disabled access improvements that will be installed at the station next year.
A display of the alterations that will make the station accessible… Read More
I was delighted to recently visit Denby Pottery with Pauline Latham OBE MP to celebrate an innovative business collaboration between the 200-year-old ceramics firm and Belper-based designer Sarah Marley.
During a tour of the Denby Pottery Visitor Centre, we viewed Mrs Marley’s stunning collection of tea-themed art, which was designed and… Read More
The summer recess from Parliament is a welcome time to take stock after the election.
Far from being just a holiday I’ve been using the time to meet up with local businesses, community and charity groups to discuss their issues and priorities.
I’m also meeting all GP practices regarding issues with local health… Read More
Since the work to improve disabled access at Alfreton Station was announced earlier this year, I have been in regular contact with representatives from Network Rail and East Midlands Trains for updates on their progress and anticipated time-scales. I am told that work is now due to start in April 2016, this is fantastic news… Read More
Welcome to my July newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and what I’ve been up to in Amber Valley.
As always, you’ll find a selection of what I’ve been up to over the last month below. You’ll also find information about my appearances in Parliament, surgeries… Read More
Earlier this month, I was asked to present a FA Mars Just Play award to an Amber Valley constituent, Chloe Beadle. I was asked to present Chloe with the FA Mars Just Play Player of the Year award. FA Mars Just Play, works to promote regular exercise and encourage men… Read More
Today I was in Parliament to welcome the first Conservative Budget in 18 years. This was a bold budget for my constituents, delivering on our election promises introducing measures to support workers, businesses, public services, taxpayers and savers while taking the responsible decisions to complete the job of sorting out… Read More