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South Derbyshire Coronavirus Update

I am sue many of you are concerned about the current situation regarding the Coronavirus. The UK government have announced various measures and packages to help you your family and you business, South Derbyshire District Council have also put in place various measures to help.

Spring Budget 2020

I feel sure no Chancellor in the past has had to prepare a budget in the midst of a global crisis which no one knows how bad it will become or when it will be over except maybe during the World Wars.

Heather Wheeler World Book Day

I was delighted to support World Book Day’s national ‘Share a Story’ campaign by encouraging parents and careers to spend just ten minutes a day reading with children.

Government opens financial Scheme for flood victims

After South Derbyshire has suffered considerable flooding, I was able to confirm the Government has opened up a financial scheme to help residents and businesses that have flooded. This will be processed via the District Council.

Reshuffle Update February 2020

“It was an honour and a privilege to serve as a PPS, Whip and then Minister in two government departments, meaning 6 years working in Government.

Holocaust Memorial day

This week Heather  signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day. This year marks the 75th year since the liberation of the concentration camps across Europe, marking an end to the Second World War.