£6 million A&E Funding for the Lister Hospital

A&Es in 25 hospitals across England will receive an additional £150 million to expand and upgrade, ensuring they have the physical space to treat patients, manage patient flow and improve infection control, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced today.

Internal Market Bill update

I fully support this statement by the One Nation caucus and Bob Neill MP.

A joint statement issues on behalf of Sir Bob Neill MP, Damian Green MP, chairman of the One Nation caucus, and 10 Downing Street.

The Internal Market Bill

The vote on Second Reading of the Internal Market Bill was on the whole Bill, which includes provisions which are needed after transition. I find the clauses on breaking international law - Part 5 unacceptable. I have an amendment down with Sir Bob Neill MP for next week to amend that part.

MP shows support for British farming

North East Hertfordshire MP Sir Oliver Heald has today shown support for British food and farming on Back British Farming Day, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food for the nation and caring for the countryside.

MP receives response for written Parliamentary Question on vaccinations

North Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald has received a response to his written Parliamentary Question on the impact of COVID-19 on routine immunisation funded by the UK Government through GAVI. 

Wendy Morton MP, Minister at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, responded saying: 

Kickstart Scheme Launches

The new £2 billion Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for young people. Find out more here. 

MP presses for return of club cricket

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald is pressing Ministers for an announcement on when club cricket can re-start. The Sports Minister has responded to a Parliamentary Question - see below.