Bengeo Quarry Rejected

Delighted to learn that the planning committee voted unanimously against the application.

The technical evidence was clear and the local community put up a great campaign.

Mark Prisk MP meets scientists at STEM for BRITAIN

Mark Prisk MP met local scientist Louie Corpe at STEM for BRITAIN, a poster competition in the House of Commons involving over 200 early stage or early career researchers organized by the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee.

Network Rail Bus Plan Re-think

Today I had a helpful meeting with rail minister Paul Maynard.

He will look again at Network Rail's plans for buses to replace trains northwards from Watton-At-Stone to Stevenage.

Mark’s response to East Herts draft Local Plan

Mark Prisk MP has written to the Chief Executive of East Herts Council setting out his concerns about the draft Local Plan.

The letter sets out the main issues of contention with the Plan and makes positive suggestions about how it could be re-written and improved.

Mark sponsors Homelessness Reduction Bill

Mark Prisk is co-sponsoring a new law which will help tackle homelessness. The Homelessness Reduction Bill has been led by Bob Blackman MP and has won the support of MPs across the Commons today. Mark spoke in the debate and called on MPs from all sides to back the Bill.