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Finn’s Law is now in force!

‘Finn’s Law’ delivered to protect brave service animals

New legislation to protect service animals, such as police dogs and horses, will come in to force today (8 June)

Theresa May's resignation

I am sorry that Theresa May has had such a difficult time as Prime Minister and hope she will continue to contribute‎ to national politics. She has shown great resilience and I know many constituents admire her strength, as I do. She is a remarkable person.

Sir Oliver Heald backs targets for cleaner air

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald recently joined the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP at an event hosted by the Conservative Environment Network (CEN) to discuss air pollution and the Clean Air Strategy.

Altro celebrates 100th birthday

I was delighted to attend the 100th birthday party for Altro last week.  The company has been a great employer in Letchworth and regularly wins awards for being a good place to work.  I applaud their success and the contribution they have made to the Garden City.  I particularly congratulate the

Ofcom Annual Report

Ofcom have published its annual report on quality of service from the UK’s major telecoms providers.

MP Takes up Little Hadham concerns

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has taken up with East Herts Council and the Police, concerns in Little Hadham about unauthorised development of a site.  Commenting, Sir Oliver said "I know that East Herts Council and the Police are working closely together on this issue and I hope that re

Finn's Law receives Royal Assent

Finn’s Law recently completed its remaining stages in the House of Lords with the support of Lord Trenchard and received Royal Assent on 8th April. The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act comes into force on 8th June.