Matthew Walker Visit

On Thursday 22nd January, I invited the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to visit Matthew Walker, a fantastic Christmas pudding company based here in Amber Valley.

Matthew Walker is the World’s Oldest Christmas pudding maker, established in 1899, they supply all UK retailers and produce 25 million…

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International Development Bill

On Monday 3rd November, I voted against the money resolution required to progress the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill.

As some of my constituents may be aware from when I have written about this previously, Michael Moore MP, a Liberal Democrat, has tabled a Private Member’s Bill to enshrine in…

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Universal Credit Question

On Tuesday 25th November, Iain Duncan Smith, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, made a statement to the House on Universal Credit. As many of you will already know, I serve on the Work and Pensions Select Committee which examines the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department…

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