Local News

Climate Change

Having written to me in recent times in relation to environmental concerns and climate change I know just how important these issues are to you. I am pleased that we have a common interest in this area. I am proud that a great deal of work has and is being done in this space by Government.


I am currently receiving thousands of messages by letters and email on Brexit issues. I normally reply to all messages from constituents, but in this unusual period it is simply not possible and I will be prioritising replies on constituency casework matters.

MP welcomes Crufts win for brave dog Finn

North East Herts MP, Oliver Heald, has welcomed the victory of retired police dog Finn and PC Dave Wardell at Crufts in the Friends for Life category.

MP welcomes better quality highways repairs

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald has welcomed the news of a new specification for highways repairs by utility companies. This is something he has been calling for for some time following representations to him by County Councillor Fiona Hill and District Councillor Tony Hunter.

Good news from the Safer A507 Campaign

Good news this week from the Safer A507 Campaign with Herts County Council signalling a budget allocation of £120,000 to implement the plan for the A507 to be weight restricted.

MP takes up tool theft concerns

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has been approached by local residents in Royston about repeated theft of tools from vans in the town. Sir Oliver has immediately taken this up with Herts Police, together with Councillors Fiona Hill and Sarah Dingley.

Tool Thefts in Royston

I have been concerned about the spate of thefts of tools from vans in Royston  for some time. These are particularly despicable offences, as they deprive tradesmen of their means of earning a living. Equally, they are particularly difficult crimes to detect.

Brexit Agreement - last night's vote

I voted with the Government last night. It’s important to our area that there should be an agreed Brexit process, rather than a messy ‘no deal’ Brexit. Major employers in our area have approached me to support a Deal.