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MP Welcomes Barclays Climb Down

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald was pleased that Barclays Bank changed their minds and decided to join other banks in allowing their customers to access cash by card at the Post Office.  Oliver was one of a number of MPs who joined with Labour MP Chris Elmore in writing to Barclays pressing for

MP’s briefing by Herts Highways on A505 study

NE Herts MP Oliver Heald attended a promised briefing with Herts Highways about the A505 survey and their proposals. County Councillors Fiona Hill and Steve Jarvis also came.

Hopes Rise for Lister Radiotherapy Unit

North East Hertfordshire MP Oliver Heald met Lister Chief Executive Nick Carver to discuss the Clinical Review of Mount Vernon Hospital.  As well as outlining the problems with the Mount Vernon site, the review recommended a satellite radiotherapy facility for Hertfordshire residents.  This stren

Environment Bill

I have received the attached 'Dear Colleague' letter from the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP.  I welcome this ambitious Bill.

Finn's Law Part 2

I am delighted that the Animal Welfare Sentencing Bill will be returning to parliament to finish its passage. This will be an important part of completing the Finns Law project by increasing maximum sentences for animal welfare offences from 6 months’ imprisonment up to 5 years.

MP welcomes update on A1(M) works

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has welcomed a report from Highways England confirming that work to upgrade the A1(M) is progressing well and on time. The preliminary design is complete and the phase 1 construction delivery partner tender is underway.