Local News

The UK Government’s approach to the Brexit negotiations

As a number of you have contacted me concerning the Brexit talks I thought I would set out the Government’s 12 objectives which the Prime Minister has set out for these negotiations.

Our 12 negotiating objectives

Bengeo Quarry Rejected

Delighted to learn that the planning committee voted unanimously against the application.

The technical evidence was clear and the local community put up a great campaign.

Mark Prisk MP meets scientists at STEM for BRITAIN

Mark Prisk MP met local scientist Louie Corpe at STEM for BRITAIN, a poster competition in the House of Commons involving over 200 early stage or early career researchers organized by the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee.

Network Rail Bus Plan Re-think

Today I had a helpful meeting with rail minister Paul Maynard.

He will look again at Network Rail's plans for buses to replace trains northwards from Watton-At-Stone to Stevenage.

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.