Ban on Ivory Sales Welcomed by Heather Wheeler MP

Today, Environment Secretary, the Rt. Hon Michael Gove MP, confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations. 

Royal Derby Hospital Gets Government Funding Boost

Royal Derby Hospital Gets Government Funding Boost

Royal Derby Hospital has today been given £6.5 million by the Department of Health as part of Derbyshire’s NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plan.

Great British Litter Pick in Church Gresley

Last weekend, MP for South Derbyshire, Heather Wheeler MP, joined forces with many local people as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Litter Pick campaign in Castleton Park, Church Gresley.

Adjournment Debate on Cable Standards and Fire Safety

Heather Wheeler MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, responds to the adjournment debate on cable standards and fire safety.

The full transcript of the debate is available here.

English Tourism Week Comes to Swadlincote

Heather Wheeler, Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire, joined with Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre and Chairman of South Derbyshire District Council, Cllr Michael Stanton, to highlight South Derbyshire’s tourism industry during English Tourism Week which runs from 17th-25th March 2018

Protecting Workplace Pensions in South Derbyshire

Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire, has welcomed government plans to crack down on bosses who recklessly put workers’ pension pay-outs in jeopardy. The new measures would give workers the assurances they needed that their future retirement savings are safe if a company fails.

Lottery Funding for Barrow-on-Trent Church

South Derbyshire MP, Heather Wheeler, has welcomed the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund of nearly £600,000 for the Transformation of St Wilfrid’s project.