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Mark Opposes Quarry Appeal

Mark Prisk MP wrote to the Housing Secretary James Brokenshire to object to the appeal over Bengeo Quarry, and encouraged him to do the same.

Mark Launches Instagram Photo Competition

Mark Prisk MP has launched his inaugural local photo competition on Instagram.

Here's how to enter:

 

1. FOLLOW @MARK.PRISK ON INSTAGRAM

2. UPLOAD A PHOTO OF THE CONSTITUENCY IN WINTER

3.USE THE HASHTAG #MPWINTER18

 

A New Hospital in East Herts?

Mark Prisk MP wrote to the Secretary of State for Health regarding upgraded NHS services in the local area. Here is the content of the letter:

 

Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

Mark Prisk MP has expressed his delight at having involved the local community in The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. In Early November Mark was joined by Bishop’s Stortford’s Mayor, councillors, and volunteers at the Southern Country Park to plant five saplings as part of the initiative.

Blindfolded Walk with Guide Dogs UK

Mark joined the charity Guide Dogs in Hertford to learn more about the street hazards that affect partially sighted people. 

Visiting CST Today

I visited the incredible CST Today in Bishop's Stortford to meet the hardworking staff and charming participants.

What Mark Wrote to GTR's CEO

Since the new GTR train timetable was introduced on 20 May, the reliability of the local rail service has plummeted. Delays, cancellations and slower services are unacceptable.

See below: the letter Mark Prisk sent to Govia's CEO Charles Horton.

 

 

Dear Mr Horton,

Raising a Mug to Local Tea Blenders

Mark Prisk began a series of visits to local food and drinks producers and specialists, which are set to continue over the summer. It is part of Mark’s campaign to get people talking about – and tasting – the variety of local produce available on our doorstep.

 

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.