Unemployment Halved Since Election

I’m so pleased to report that the number of people claiming Job Seekers’ Allowance in Amber Valley is now 1.9%, compared to 4.9% at the time of the election. This fall is very significant because the claimant count was higher than the the the rest of the East Midlands and…

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Signing the D2N2 Growth Deal

Early in November, I was pleased to attend the signing of the D2n2 Local Growth Deal by Greg Clark, Minister for Cities and Peter Richardson, the Chairman of D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. The growth deal will see an investment package totalling £554.m between now and 2021. The substantial investment will unlock…

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