Ripley & Heanor Column – January 2016

It’s been a busy few weeks back in Parliament following the Christmas recess, with debates on energy, the new State Pension and housing; and it was in the Housing and Planning Bill that the new English Votes for English Laws system was used for the first time.

Alongside this, I held…

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Leaderflush Employee Events Update

I was very shocked to learn that Leaderflush Shapland fell into administration over the Christmas period, with the terrible result that more than 400 local people were made redundant. The company’s main base was in Langley Mill and 309 skilled workers there produced bespoke door sets and specialised in making…

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Christmas Newsletter

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Dear Constituent,

Welcome to a short special edition of my newsletter for Christmas. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Christmas Card Competition Winners:

Thank you to everyone who entered my Christmas Card…

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Royal Mail Festive Visit

I recently visited Royal Mail’s local delivery offices to meet the postmen and women who are working hard sorting and delivering mail in Amber Valley during the festive season.

I was shown around the office by Delivery Office Manager, Ian Nightingale, who gave me a tour of the efficient system the…

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Ripley and Heanor Column – 18th December 2015

Nigel with Ian Nightingale, Manager of Royal Mail’s Alfreton delivery office

This is my final column for 2015 and I would like to wish everyone in Amber Valley a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

As Christmas fast approaches, I recently visited Royal Mail’s local delivery offices…

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Community Transport – Westminster Hall Debate

On Wednesday 16th December, I spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on Community Transport, tabled by my Derbyshire colleague, Maggie Throup MP. As many of you will know, our local Community Transport service, CT4TC, provide an invaluable service to many of my constituents and the proposed cuts from Derbyshire County…

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November Newsletter

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Dear Constituent,

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…

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Ripley & Heanor Column – November

This month, I’d like to focus on two local issues which affect people all across Amber Valley and which many of my constituents have contacted me about: housing developments and noise from the A38.

I recently visited a new development owned by Radleigh Homes which will provide nine new affordable rent…

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