Happy New Year!

At the beginning of every year, most of us will vow to change our lives for what we perceive to be the better, as if, with the advent of January 1, our slate is wiped clean.

Welcoming Woodlands School to Parliament

On Monday 19th December a group of Sixth Formers from Woodlands School in Allestree visited Parliament.

The Woodlands pupils enjoyed a study afternoon at the Houses of Parliament, which included a presentation and a tour of the Palace of Westminster.

Mid Derbyshire MP stars on Sunday Politics Show

It was great to be part of the panel for the BBC East Midlands, Sunday Politics Show last week.   This was a jam packed show and we discussed a number of topical issues.

Mid-Derbyshire MP reflects on 'Metro Strategy'

If you live in Belper, this week you could be forgiven for thinking you are on the moon not nine miles from Derby.

You have been ignored in the future plans cooked up for the region by the left-wing leaders of Nottingham and Derby city councils.

Local Brewery visit Commons Bar

Pauline Latham OBE MP was delighted to welcome Pedro and Elliot from the Shiny Brewing Company Ltd to Parliament last week.  Their Beer ‘Happy People’ was the guest Ale in the House of Commons, Strangers Bar.