Local News

Good News for Schools

Mark Prisk MP has shared some positive statistics from the Department of Education regarding local schools.

Mark Prisk Welcomes Family Funding Boost

Mark Prisk MP has welcomed the news that families across Hertford, Bishop’s Stortford, Ware and Sawbridgeworth can look forward to having more money in their pockets thanks to new UK Government measures coming into effect this week.

Bengeo Quarry REFUSED!

Mark Prisk MP has welcomed the news that Hertfordshire County Council has unanimously and unambiguously rejected the revised Planning Application for Bengeo Quarry.

The proposal was rejected on 5 key grounds:

M11 Update

Mark Prisk MP has provided an update on the planned M11 works.

Delay Repay 15 for Greater Anglia passengers

#DelayRepay15 will come into effect on Greater Anglia routes from April 1. From this date, you can claim for delays of 15 minutes and get 25% of your single fare back. This is an improvement on the current 30 minute delay limit which, with other commuters, I've lobbied to be changed.

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