Budget Response

There is a critical choice facing this country in 49 days’ time: stick with a plan that is delivering or return to the chaos of the past. This Budget signals a move towards the future for Britain taking us from austerity to prosperity. If you’re a saver, pensioner, mortgage payer,…

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Amber Valley Business Club

On Monday 9th February, I attended an early morning Amber Valley Borough Council Business Club networking event. The Amber Valley Business Club is an informal networking group for local businesses based in the local area including APC Accountants, East Midlands Uniforms, Bramble Software Consultants Ltd, CAF Property Services and Thompson…

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Apprenticeships Scheme – East Midlands Spas

It was great to be invited by David Joyce of Ripley-based  East Midlands Spas (external link), who has recently taken on an apprentice to pass on the knowledge about the trade he works in.

I’m pictured below with Reece Humphries, my 18-year-old constituent who David took on. He’s been there just over two months,…

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Visit to Denby Pottery with Helen Grant

On Thursday 29th January, I invited Helen Grant, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Tourism to visit Denby Pottery Visitor Centre, a popular tourist destination in the constituency. Denby Visitor Centre welcomes over 200,000 visitors annually to the site.

As the Minister responsible for Tourism, I wanted to show…

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