Local News

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.

Mark challenges rail company

Mark Prisk has challenged Govia Thameslink railway over its service along the Hertford loop. In a letter and email to Katherine Cox, Stakeholder Manager he has raised a series of complaints made by commuters about the poor punctuality and unreliability of the service.

Mark Backs British Farming

Mr Prisk pledges to back British Farming in the wake of the EU referendum, at a recent meeting with local farmers and the National Farmers Union (NFU). The Pledge has been developed by the NFU and has seven key points: