Autumn Statement Response

The Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement this afternoon, during which he outlined his latest tax and spending plans and reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to eliminating the structural deficit – ie ensuring that spending does not exceed tax revenue. Public spending will exceed tax revenues by £120,000,000,000 this year which shows the size of the task.

Despite the difficult…

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Derbyshire Times Column

Derbyshire Times Column Article, 22nd November

Last week saw the election of Derbyshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner based on a terrible turnout of 14%. While wishing Alan Charles well, speaking as one of the MPs who dealt with the legislative scrutiny of this bill the decision, based on Liberal Democrat…

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In Parliament – November

A lot of my Parliamentary time in November was taken up by the Small Charitable Donations Bill Committee. You may view its web site to look at my contributions and find out more about the work of the committee here.

Treasury Questions – 6th November

Nigel Mills MP: The Government have seen the benefits…

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Derby Telegraph Column

Published in the Derby Telegraph, 30th November 2012

An issue that my constituents regularly raise with me is the level of noise from the A38 – noise that is getting worse with increasing traffic. For those living near the A38 including in Alfreton, Swanwick, Ripley, Rawson Green and Coxbench the noise…

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In Parliament – October

Most of my Parliamentary time in October was taken up by the Small Charitable Donations Bill Committee. You may view its web site to look at my contributions and find out more about the work of the committee here.

Question to Patrick McLoughlin MP – West Coast Mainline – 18th October

Nigel…

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In Parliament – September

4th September – Debate about Access and Facilities (House of Commons)

Nigel Mills MP: Thank you, Mrs Riordan, for calling me to speak. It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend Dr Coffey and my right hon. Friend Sir Alan Haselhurst, who is the Chairman of the Administration Committee.

I have the…

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