Spending Review 2015

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…

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Tax Credits

Over recent weeks there have been significant developments on the Government’s proposals to change Tax Credits, which a number of you have contacted me about. This Government is committed to balancing the books and stabilising our economy, and reform to Tax Credits are necessary to get the welfare bill under control,…

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August/September Newsletter

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Dear Constituent,

Welcome to my latest newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and what I’ve been up to in Amber Valley.

As always, you’ll find a selection of what I’ve…

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Affordable Housing

I welcome new figures showing that this Government’s long-term economic plan is delivering new affordable homes for families in Amber Valley.

Since 2010, more than 300 new affordable homes have been built throughout the constituency. Across the country over 260,000 new homes have been delivered, with nearly 60,000 homes built last…

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Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament

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…

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