Disabled Access at Alfreton Train Station

I am pleased to announce that the Government has committed to to funding improved disabled access at Alfreton Train Station as part of its Access For All programme.

I am reassured by the news that Alfreton train station will receive an accessible route into the station, and between each platform. I…

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Derbyshire Times Column

As printed in the Derbyshire Times, 24th April 2014

We’ve seen encouraging news on the economy over recent weeks, when in late March the Chancellor delivered his 2014 Budget, in which he confirmed that that the economy grew by 1.9% last year. Forecasts are now on the up, too – the…

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Happy St George’s Day

I visited Ripley Market Place this morning to toast to St George, the patron saint of England.

Here’s a picture of me with Dean Fowler, Chair of Royal British Legion Branch, Ripley, who dressed as St George for the occasion.

Dean Fowler, Ripley resident and Chair of Ripley RBL, and Nigel…

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Derby Telegraph Column

As published in the Derby Telegraph, 11th April 2014

We’ve seen encouraging news on the economy over recent weeks, when in late March the Chancellor delivered his 2014 Budget, in which he confirmed that that the economy grew by 1.9% last year. Forecasts are now on the up, too – the…

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Jobs Fair Success

I’m pleased to say that one-thousand constituents attended my second Amber Valley Jobs Fair today. I know that as a result of today, dozens of my constituents have obtained interviews or offers of jobs, further training or education.

This event was a fantastic success due to all the help we had…

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Disabled Access at Alfreton Train Station

Many constituents have contacted me about disabled access at Alfreton train station. I agree that work to improve access needs to be done, so I took the opportunity to raise this matter in Parliament on 6th February.

I will continue to push for disabled access improvements in Alfreton.

Here’s an account of…

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A38 Noise Question

Many of my constituents have signed my petition campaign to reduce A38 noise running through Amber Valley. Since I launched the campaign, I have written to the Department for Transport to ask them to install noise reduction measures across the stretch of the road running through Amber Valley, with limited…

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Jobs Fair on Friday 28th March

I’m pleased to confirm that I will be holding the second Amber Valley Jobs Fair this Friday, 28th March, in the Sports Hall at Ripley Leisure Centre between 10 AM and 4 PM.

Last year’s fair was a great success, with over six-hundred constituents attending and one-hundred finding opportunities as a result of the…

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In Parliament – February

In addition to the monthly contributions I make to Parliament, I also serve on the Work and Pensions Committee and the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.

Oral Answers to Questions – Transport – 6th February 2014

Nigel Mills MP: While joining in the welcome for the Crossrail award to Bombardier this morning, may I invite…

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