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Letter to the Transport Minister

Mark Prisk MP wrote the following letter to Grant Shapps, the Secretary of State for Transport, after plans to increase rail fares were announced:

 

Dear Grant,

 

Train Fares

 

Instagram Competition

Something to keep kids and adults alike occupied over the summer: an Instagram competition specifically for aspiring local photographers.

Local Green Heroes Campaign

We've heard about the threat of climate change from everyone from Sir David Attenborough to Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion to Greenpeace, and our friends, neighbours and children.

Trains Update - the 717s are here...

Mark Prisk MP has taken a train ride with Govia managers to see the long-awaited new rolling stock for himself.

In a statement to social media, Mr Prisk said:

Passenger Benefit Fund

Mark Prisk MP has welcomed the news that a passenger benefit fund will be rolled out by Govia Thameslink Railway.

Mr Prisk received the following correspondence from GTR's CEO, Patrick Verwer:

 

Dear Mark,

 

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: