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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.

Ivel Springs

I have been approached by constituents in Baldock and Radwell about the lack of water in Ivel Springs. This is an issue that I have been taking up with the Environment Agency and Affinity Water for some months.  I have also raised this is the House of Commons in a recent debate.

Sir Oliver attends unveiling of memorial at Westmill Church

Sir Oliver attended the unveiling of a memorial for Peter Mildren who fought in his Spitfire in the Battle of Britain and survived, only to be shot down over France in 1941 and killed.  He was the only resident of Westmill Parish to be killed in action in WWII, and no memorial in his honour was p