Opinions

Sir Oliver to vote for the UK to remain in the European Union

On 23rd June, I will be voting for the UK to remain in the European Union, because I feel that the deal that David Cameron secured in Brussels strengthens our special status in the EU and tips the balance towards the UK being better off as a member.

Sir Oliver welcomes increased CPR training

MP for North East Hertfordshire, Sir Oliver Heald, is welcoming news that the British Heart Foundation and the Department of Health are launching a £1 million partnership to make public access defibrillators (PADs) and CPR training more widely available across England in order to create a “Nation of Lifesavers”. 

Sir Oliver welcomes creation of new Marine Protected Area

MP for North East Hertfordshire, Sir Oliver Heald, is welcoming the announcement made in last week’s Budget concerning the creation of a new Marine Protected Area around the Pitcairn Islands, which will be the world’s largest.

Minister welcomes idea of small Garden City settlements

North East Hertfordshire MP, Sir Oliver Heald, yesterday asked Planning Minister Brandon Lewis MP if he supported the idea that Garden City principles could be used to design a range of settlements, including a small town of the sort proposed by local North Herts’ MPs, instead of the NHDC Local Plan. The Minister was enthusiastic.

Sir Oliver Heald MP supports the teaching of CPR in schools

MP for North East Hertfordshire, Sir Oliver Heald, has welcomed the British Heart Foundation’s campaign to add CPR to the national curriculum. Only one-in-ten people survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but a good knowledge of the CPR procedure helps a victim’s chances enormously.

Sir Oliver Heald MP praises Facebook voter registration initiative

MP for North East Hertfordshire, Sir Oliver Heald, has praised Facebook’s voter registration scheme. Backed by the Electoral Commission, the initiative advertised online voter registration to all British users of the social media website.