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Mark Demands a Say for Gilston's community

Mark Prisk MP has written to the Director of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town after an additional £715,000 in Government funding was allocated for the project.

Meeting Alzheimer's Society

Mark Prisk met with the Alzheimer’s Society to learn about their proposed research into creating a new Dementia Fund, designed to stop people being financially punished for developing dementia.

Cash Boost for Local Police

Having campaigned vigorously for greater funding for our police, I'm delighted that the Home Secretary has announced additional funding in the region of £16 million for our Hertfordshire constabulary.

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,