Last week saw the Queen attend Parliament to perform the official State Opening of Parliament. This marks the formal start of the Parliamentary session and includes the Queen’s Speech –which sets out the Government’s legislative agenda over the coming year. This year’s speech built upon the important measures this Government…Read More
I was pleased to recently visit Alfreton Nursery Teaching School to meet the children, staff, governors and head teacher, Angela Stanton. The Nursery is going from strength to strength, and I’m delighted that they’ve been awarded an ‘outstanding’ rating by OFSTED five times.
It was great to see the Nursery’s Forest…Read More
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Now that the Police and Crime Commissioner and local elections are over, attention shifts to the 23rd of June’s EU Referendum, which is quickly approaching.
Below you can find information on an EU Referendum event this Saturday, details of Boris…Read More
Last week marked a year since my re-election as your Member of Parliament, and the first anniversary of this Conservative majority Government. This presents an opportunity to reflect on this Government’s achievements and consider my future priorities for Amber Valley in the Queen’s Speech next week, and over the coming…Read More
Ahead of the Prime Minister’s Anti Corruption Summit, due to take place in London tomorrow, along with my fellow APPG on Corruption Co-Chair, the APPG on Responsible Taxation, and leaders from the African, Oceanian, and the Caribbean regions of the Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC), I wrote to…Read More
As I write this, the House is in Easter recess, so I’ve been spending my time in Amber Valley meeting with constituents and supporting our fantastic Borough Council candidates in the run up to the local elections in May. If you have any concerns that you would like to meet…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 month and details of upcoming events. You’ll also find the usual information…Read More
Earlier today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced his 2016 Budget, where he outlined his spending and fiscal plans to Parliament, introducing great measures for workers, drivers, savers, business owners and the self-employed in Amber Valley, and not to mention further support for infrastructure and investment in the East Midlands…Read More
The news and many conversations have recently been dominated by Europe – and quite rightly so. The speculation is finally over and the Prime Minister has set the date of the EU referendum for the 23rd June 2016, fulfilling the manifesto commitment we campaigned on last year and delivering on…Read More
During Work and Pension Questions on March 2nd, I took the opportunity to ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions about the independent review of the state pensions age which will be led by Sir John Cridland. The review will make recommendations for the Government to consider, to…Read More