This week has seen a series of important votes on Brexit. The key votes were as follows:
Tuesday – The Prime Minister’s deal was rejected by 391 votes to 242, majority 149
Wednesday – Leaving with No Deal in any circumstances was rejected by 321 votes to 278, majority 43
Thursday –… Read More
Parliament returned after the Christmas recess this week and debates remain dominated by Brexit, most notably the vote next Tuesday on the Prime Minister’s deal.
The vote was originally scheduled for before Christmas but delayed to enable the Prime Minister to seek changes that might convince Parliament to accept the deal.… Read More
Since my update last week, the final version of the Withdrawal Agreement has been approved by the European Council, and a longer version of the political declaration has been published – now up to 26 pages of non-binding aspirations for our future partnership with the EU. The Government have also… Read More
Last week the Cabinet approved the draft deal for our withdrawal from the EU. The full document is here. The Government have today published a summary of the agreement here.
As some of you may have heard on BBC Radio Derby last Thursday, I am greatly concerned by various aspects of… Read More
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Welcome to my latest newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and around Amber Valley.
This is a special edition of my newsletter to provide you with an update on Brexit, the Government’s policy, and my views. I want to… Read More
Over the past couple of weeks there have been several important developments on the Government’s policy on delivering Brexit, including:
The cabinet agreement at Chequers – see briefing slides here;
The Government’s white paper on our future relationship with the EU – see here;
The Government’s white paper on implementing the draft withdrawal… Read More
It has been a busy week in parliament with the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill coming back before the house. The Bill was returned to the Commons, allowing for scrutiny of the Lords amendments. I welcome the fact that the Commons has dealt with the Bill, passing the Government amendments with… 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
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