Amber Valley

LAB Gain from CON
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 24 Seats +/- +3
Conservative Seats 21 Seats +/- -3

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
15 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Amber Valley Borough Council

15.11.2014

17:17

Veteran 'stuck in house for months'

A war veteran says he has been unable to leave his house for 10 months because of delays to build a ramp.

16.10.2014

10:33

'Work-life balance' shortens meeting

A meeting to decide whether thousands of homes should be built in Derbyshire is kept short so council staff can enjoy a "work-life balance".

16.09.2014

16:18

Plans for 200 homes at rugby club

Plans for 200 homes on the site of a rugby club are submitted.

25.08.2014

13:37

Repairs force town pool to close

Repairs force a Derbyshire leisure centre's main pool to close for nearly three months, just five years after it was built.

24.07.2014

11:02

Nuclear dump housing plans blocked

Plans to build 113 new homes at a former nuclear waste tip in a Derbyshire village are thrown out by the borough council.

15.07.2014

14:22

Councillors late paying council tax

Councillors in Derbyshire have been late paying their council tax, a Freedom of Information request finds.

27.06.2014

10:48

Tories retain seat in by-election

The Conservatives retain control of a Derbyshire village after a by-election.

25.06.2014

18:12

Polls open for village by-election

Polls to open for a by-election in a Derbyshire village after one of the candidates died suddenly weeks before the local elections in May.

23.05.2014

16:50

'Hard to be confident'

Wesley Mallin
Newsreader, BBC Derby
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Amber Valley MP Nigel Mills said it was "hard to be confident" for next year's election after the Conservatives lost control of the borough council.

Nigel Mills

But he added: "The economy has turned around now, the various reforms we have made have started to show their successes. I am reasonably hopeful."

16:31

Labour leader's congrats

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Ed Miliband tweets: Great news from Amber Valley. Now Labour-run after for the first time in 14 years. Congratulations to the whole team there

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