Amber Valley Conservatives

New Leader and Cabinet for Amber Valley Borough Council

Cllr Kevin Buttery is now Leader of Amber Valley Borough Council and has announced his new Cabinet. Cllr Kevin Buttery said: “I’m hugely proud to have been chosen by my fellow councillors to lead Amber Valley Borough Council at this challenging, but exciting time. “My priorities are very much about economy, housing, skills and job creation. […]

Labour Councillors Block Plans to Save £250,000

At the meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council on 18 November the Conservative administration put forward a proposal to change the council’s election cycle. Currently, elections are held in three years out of every four with one-third of the councillors being elected on each occasion. The proposal was to change this to having an election […]

Conservatives Cut Councillors’ Allowances

At last night’s Council meeting the ruling Conservative administration on Amber Valley Borough Council voted to cut the level of allowances paid to its councillors. The effect of this was to reduce the annual amount voted in by Labour in January this by £7,940 (3.5%). After the meeting Cllr Alan Cox, Leader of the Council, […]

Conservative Group Aims

Amber Valley Council Conservative Group, May 2015. To reduce costs whilst continuing to deliver top class services to the residents of Amber Valley. To continue to improve where affordable, our popular refuse and recycling service. We shall support our award-winning Leisure Centres and “Green Flag” parks. We will take a zero tolerance approach to dog […]

New Council Cabinet line-up has been officially announced

Council Leader Alan Cox made the announcement at Amber Valley Borough Council’s Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, 20th May 2015. Councillor Cox said: “We have a strong team, with the knowledge, experience and ability to maintain our clear focus on delivering value for money high quality services. This is a cabinet which will put Amber […]

Labour Funding Claims Exposed

Labour has announced it will raise Council Tax by an additional £5m, placing an unnecessary financial burden on hardworking families. Labour constantly claim Government funding has been slashed and they want a Fair Deal for Derbyshire, the same as Hampshire and Surrey Councils. What they don’t tell you is that they have received £552million in […]

Swanwick election win

Amber Valley Conservatives are pleased to announce that Cllr. David Wilson held Swanwick in the ward’s delayed election yesterday. Cllr Wilson commented: “I would like to thank all residents that voted for me. I fought a campaign on scrutinising the Labour controlling group, ensuring value for money services, reducing traffic and speeding problems, and standing […]

RIP Lynne Watson

We are incredibly saddened by the death of Cllr Lynne Watson, an active member of Swanwick’s community, where she chaired the Parish Council. Our condolences go out to her family during this difficult time. Nigel Mills said: “I was very saddened to hear the news of Lynne’s sudden death. I had known her since 2004 […]

Chancellor visits Amber Valley

Amber Valley Conservatives played host to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, who visited the Denby Bank development site on the border of Denby and Marehay. Mr Osborne came to visit the new-build site, which also incorporates new affordable and Social Housing to talk about the Help to Buy scheme, which has been launched by the Treasury […]