Ripley Anti-Social Behaviour Public Meeting Notes

Many residents have recently rightly raised concerns about anti-social behaviour incidents and drug use in Ripley Town Centre. So, I recently set up a public meeting for residents to attend and discuss their concerns with the relevant local agencies, including the local police, councils, councillors and charities.

I chaired a panel…

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Conference Announcements: Prime Minister’s Speech

At the recent Conservative Party Conference, the Prime Minister outlined new policies on a wide range of issues, from social housing to organ donation, to revolutionise some key markets and issues:

Affordable & Social Housing

The Prime Minister announced ‘a new generation of council houses to help fix our broken housing market’…

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March Newsletter

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Dear Constituent,

Welcome to my latest newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and around Amber Valley.

As always, you’ll find a selection of what I’ve been up to over the last month and details of upcoming events. You’ll also find the usual information…

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Jobs Fair Employment Success

I was pleased to recently hold my fifth Jobs Fair at Ripley Leisure Centre, which brought more than eight hundred jobseekers and students together with local employers and training providers.

More than fifty stallholders attended, including a range of local employers such as Bombardier, trentbarton, Manthorpe, Severn Trent, Thorntons, Blue Arrow,…

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Better Broadband Campaign Update

In the constituency, many residents and businesses have recently contacted me about the desperate need for better broadband. I know how frustrating poor and unreliable broadband connections are, so I agree. The UK has the highest superfast broadband coverage amongst the top five European economies, but I know more needs…

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Derby Telegraph Column – 16th September 2016

It’s been a busy few weeks back in Parliament following the Summer Recess, with important debates on health, defence, bovine TB and finance.

I’ve continued my campaigns for greater tax transparency and for us to do more to tackle corruption. As a direct result, this Government is setting up a new…

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Visit to Print-Rite Europe

I was pleased to recently visit Print-Rite Europe to open their new 3D printing hub, help them along with their charity bike ride and launch celebrations of two big anniversaries for the company.

Print-Rite Europe are based in Langley Mill, and they are the European division of the world’s largest manufacturer…

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