Local News

Mark Celebrates Local YMCA Birthday

On October 7th Mark Prisk MP celebrated the twenty-fifth birthday of the local YMCA in Bishop's Stortford on Northgate End.

Mark Prisk leads hunt for charity champion

As #givingtuesday – the world’s biggest day for charitable giving – draws closer, Mark Prisk MP is calling on people in East Herts to help choose the UK’s ultimate charity campion.

New National Funding Formula

Last week Mr Mark Prisk met with our local head teachers to discuss a number of their concerns, including funding.

New Funds to Prevent Homelessness

Mark Prisk MP has welcomed new funds for helping the homeless in East Herts.

As part of a £11.7m national package, the government is providing East Herts council with £80,000 extra over the next three years to help prevent homelessness locally.

Mark Prisk NFU Meeting

Mark Prisk MP has written to the Home Secretary and the Secretary of State for Justice concerning rural crime following a meeting with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU).

Politicians wear it pink for breast cancer fundraiser

Mark Prisk, MP for Hertford and Stortford, has dressed in pink to lend his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast cancer resea

Mark Prisk meets with the Rail Minister

Local MPs have met with the Rail Minister Paul Maynard to lobby the Government about the possible loss of the train service between Hertford North & Stevenage for up to seven years.

Mark welcomes GSK boost for Ware

Mark Prisk MP has welcomed the announcement from GSK that it is to invest an extra £35m at Ware, Hertfordshire, in its manufacturing capability. This comes on top of £74m announced last year.

Mark Prisk pledges to help beat cancer sooner

Mark Prisk has committed his support to help Cancer Research UK save more lives in his constituency and across the UK.

The MP attended a parliamentary event held by Cancer Research UK in Westminster last week to find out how he can keep cancer at the top of the new Parliament’s agenda.