Press Releases

MP welcomes school funding increase

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has welcomed the announcement schools in Hertfordshire will receive 4.27% more funding per pupil next year as part of the recent multi-billion investment in primary and secondary education.

MP backs Cyber First for Girls

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in 2016 as part of the government’s strategy to nurture the UK’s cyber security capability which includes the development of the next generation of cyber professionals.

MP backs campaign for Norton crossing

Oliver Heald MP is backing the campaign for a pedestrian crossing to be provided in the vicinity of Norton Road/Green Lane/Croft Lane, Letchworth Garden City. He has been approached by residents, Cllr Morgan Derbyshire and Co Cllr Simon Bloxham.

MP's comment on Thomas Cook and closure of Letchworth store

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald was sad to see the collapse of Thomas Cook and the closure of the store in Letchworth.  It was clear that the group had difficulties with high levels of debt against a background of a changing market for holidays.

Funding Opportunity for Small Charities in North East Hertfordshire

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald was pleased to receive a letter from the Secretary of State at the Department for International Development regarding the ‘Small Charities Challenge Fund’ which has opened this week for applications for small charities based in the UK.  It provides grants for