Local News

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.

Prisk: Transport Plans need fresh thinking

Mark Prisk MP has called for fresh thinking in future transport plans for the county including new bypasses for Hertford and Sawbridgeworth and making Bishop’s Stortford a sustainable travel town.

Mark comments on Briggens Estate proposal

Mark Prisk MP has written to object to the proposal for a quarry at Briggens Estate.

In his letter to Hertfordshire Country Council Mr Prisk makes clear that:

GTR sets out plans for better rail service in 2018

Govia Thameslink have set out plans for improving the reliability and quality of the rail service for Hertford North passengers. It follows a passenger survey conducted by MP Mark Prisk which showed that poor reliability is the top concern.