Local News

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

MP takes up concerns about pavement next to Morrison’s

NE Herts MP Oliver Heald has been contacted by elderly Royston residents concerned about ruts in the pavement between the bus stop and the Morrison’s store entrance. Those using walkers have been finding their wheels stuck in ruts, causing them concern about their balance.

MP welcomes progress on ending Rough Sleeping

See attached letter from Housing, Communities & Local Government Minister, Robert Jenrick MP, detailing the Government's strategy for increased funding to tackle rough sleeping in partnership with local authorities and other agencies.

Education Funding Announcement

I have received the attached letter from Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State at the Department for Education regarding funding for our schools.

Spending Review 2019

Please see attached a Dear Colleague letter I have received from Sajid Javid regarding the Spending Review 2019

MP meeting with Govia Thameslink MD Tom Moran on Wednesday

North East Herts MP, Oliver Heald met Govia Thameslink MD, Tom Moran, to discuss proposals for improvements at rail stations and other rail issues. Mr Moran explained that GTR had consulted with rail users and was completing its submission to the Department of Transport about the works.

MP takes up Loan Charge concerns

North East Herts MP, Oliver Heald, met members of the Loan Charge Action Group who live in the constituency at the major Parliamentary Lobby this week.