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The MEPs who represent Alfreton are a part of the East Midlands block of members. There are five members in total from the East Midlands area: Roger Helmer and Derek Clark (UK Independence Party), Glenis Willmot (Labour), Emma McClarkin (Conservative), and Bill Newton Dunn (Liberal Democrat). The current MEPs were elected in 2009 and the next European Parliament election is scheduled for the 22nd of May 2014.

Local Officials

At a local level Alfreton is governed by town, borough and county councils. Two members of Derbyshire County Council represent the Alfreton and Somercotes area: Steve Marshall Clarke and Paul Smith who are both Labour members. Amber Valley Borough Council has three members for Alfreton: Councillor Marlene Bennet MBE, Gail Dolman, and John Walker who are also all Labour members. Contact details for all borough council members can be found here The town council is led by Councillor Scott Walker and Alfreton also has a mayor in the form of Councillor John Walker. The town council can be contacted here

Members of Parliament

Alfreton is a part of the parliamentary constituency of Amber Valley. The seat is currently held by the Conservative MP Nigel Mills who replaced Labour’s Judy Mallaber in 2010. The constituency is a highly marginal one and since its creation in 1983 it has constantly been held by the party in government. In parliamentary votes Mills generally votes with the Conservative Party although he will occasionally rebel. Mills had previously served on the Amber Valley Borough Council as well as the Heanor and Losocoe Town Council. Mills holds weekly surgeries around Amber Valley with details available here.

Local News

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