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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.

Hertford North Commuters Slam Unreliable Service

Commuters from Hertford North have condemned their rail service over the last six months as unreliable, according to a survey conducted by Mark Prisk MP. 77% of those polled cited the unreliability of the service run by Govia Thameslink as the one thing they most want to see change.

Mark Prisk Visits Sacred Heart School

Me with members of the School Council (Permission for the picture was given by the school)  

Mark Prisk MP had a good visit to Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School on November 17th at the end of Parliament Week.

Prisk : Let’s make the M11 safer

Mark Prisk, has today met with Highways England (HE), about the spate of accidents on the M11, especially between junctions 6 and 8. Neighbouring MP Sir Oliver Heald MP joined him.

Mark launches GTR passenger survey

Mark Prisk MP is meeting with the head of Govia Thames Link (GTR) next month, along with others, to discuss the daily problems commuters face. Mark is therefore conducting a survey of passengers, to put to senior managers of GTR.

Mark objects to new Bengeo application

Mark Prisk MP has written to Hertfordshire County Council objecting to a new Bengeo Quarry application.

The application is very similar to the previous one that was turned down by Hertfordshire County Council in March of this year and has many of the same problems.

Mark Prisk stands up for hidden plight of anaemia patients

Last week, Mark Prisk MP was tested for anaemia, a ‘hidden condition’ which affects around 4 million in the UK. Anaemia is a leading cause of disability, potentially costing the NHS an estimated £54 million per year.