Local News

Bengeo Quarry Update

An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State against the decision of Hertfordshire County Council to refuse planning permission for Bengeo Quarry.

Prisk: Transport Plans need fresh thinking

Mark Prisk MP has called for fresh thinking in future transport plans for the county including new bypasses for Hertford and Sawbridgeworth and making Bishop’s Stortford a sustainable travel town.

Mark comments on Briggens Estate proposal

Mark Prisk MP has written to object to the proposal for a quarry at Briggens Estate.

In his letter to Hertfordshire Country Council Mr Prisk makes clear that:

GTR sets out plans for better rail service in 2018

Govia Thameslink have set out plans for improving the reliability and quality of the rail service for Hertford North passengers. It follows a passenger survey conducted by MP Mark Prisk which showed that poor reliability is the top concern.

Mark lobbies GTR for Hertford North passengers

Mark Prisk MP has met with senior managers at Govia Thameslink to present the findings of his survey on passengers concerns. He made it clear that Hertford North passengers feel their service has declined and that reliability is the key issue. Mark has published the findings on his website.

Bengeo Quarry: East Herts clarifies policy

East Herts Council has issued a statement concerning its policy towards a planning application for a quarry near Bengeo, apologising for any misunderstandings and clarifying the council’s policy. This follows a letter from Mark Prisk MP to the Leader of the Council seeking clarification.