Yesterday the Chancellor delivered his Spring Statement with a positive outlook for the UK. The economy has grown for five consecutive years and continues to do so. Employment has increased by 3 million since 2010, which is the equivalent of 1,000 people finding work every day. The unemployment rate is…Read More
Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Autumn 2017 Budget, where he outlined his spending and fiscal plans to Parliament, introducing great measures for Brexit, savers, new home owners, drivers and business owners in Amber Valley. I welcome the message and direction of the budget which shows a sensible…Read More
Earlier today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced his 2016 Budget, where he outlined his spending and fiscal plans to Parliament, introducing great measures for workers, drivers, savers, business owners and the self-employed in Amber Valley, and not to mention further support for infrastructure and investment in the East Midlands…Read More
The Chancellor announced the outcome of his Spending Review to Parliament this afternoon, outlining departmental spending for the year ahead and the Government’s vision for the future of Britain. The Spending Review is the occasion when the Chancellor sets out public spending plans for the Parliament – and in this…Read More
Today I was in Parliament to welcome the first Conservative Budget in 18 years. This was a bold budget for my constituents, delivering on our election promises introducing measures to support workers, businesses, public services, taxpayers and savers while taking the responsible decisions to complete the job of sorting out…Read More
Last week saw the Queen visit Parliament to perform the official State Opening of Parliament, which marks the formal start of the Parliamentary session and includes the Queen’s Speech –which sets out the Government’s legislative agenda over the coming year.
I was particularly pleased by the inclusion of legislation for an…Read More
Last night, I was delighted to be returned to Parliament as the Member for Amber Valley. I won the seat with a 9.2% – or 4,205 majority. In 2010, my majority was 536, so we achieved a 5.4% swing.
It is an honour and a privilege to be re-elected here, and I promise…Read More
On Tuesday 27th January, I asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, whether she thinks it is right for Northern Ireland to be able to set their own Corporation Tax rate, whilst their MPs are still able to vote on the rate of Corporation Tax in Great…Read More
On Wednesday 7th January, I held a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament on the Diverted Profit Tax, introduced in the 2014 Autumn Statement. I welcome the introduction of this tax from April 1st, and I believe that the Diverted Profits Tax will deter multinational companies from avoiding paying tax here…Read More