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… Read More
I wrote to Amber Valley Borough Council to set out my objections to the four proposed solar farms covering large areas of green belt. You may view my letter here.
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
I was somewhat disappointed to see that the above-mentioned planning application, to be determined on 3rd December, had been recommended for approval. You may read here the objections I’ve sent ahead of the meeting to determine its outcome.
I was a bit disappointed and surprised to see that the Council’s officers had recommended approval of the proposed crematorium for Swanwick. You may read here the objections I’ve sent to the Council ahead of the planning board meeting next Monday.
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… Read More
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… Read More
In Parliament yesterday I took the opportunity to support Derby College in its application to open a Studio School in Heanor during an Answers session with Edward Timpson, the Children’s Minister.
If the bid is successful, the Studio School will provide an extra option for local parents of children between the… Read More