Press Releases

Coronavirus: Thanks from MP and call to follow the distancing rules

I would like to thank all constituents for all they are doing to help the elderly and vulnerable through this difficult period with COVID-19.  The number of volunteers has been wonderful and the Hertfordshire County Council Resilience Forum is co-ordinating well.  We are all thinking of family an

DfT bus service enhancements

The Department for Transport is making available £30m for Local Bus Service Enhancements. Hertfordshire County Council is using £401,000 to increase the frequency of, and improve, Local Bus Services throughout Hertfordshire.

MP welcomes commitment over new trees along Baldock Street

Following his representations, North East Herts  MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has welcomed news that Redrow will plant more new trees than they felled and with a landscaping plan to be agreed with North Herts District Council after consultation with Royston Town Council and the Conservators of the Heath

MP Supports Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald visited Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to see the facilities and meet veterinary staff at the 160  year old home in Battersea.  Oliver visited having worked with Battersea on Finn’s Law (the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019) and on the campaign to increase

Oliver Heald receives Special Recongition Award

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald was delighted to receive a Special Recognition Award from the Chief Constable Charlie Hall to recognise his work in taking the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019 through Parliament.  He received the Award at County Police Headquarters in Welwyn Garden City.

Breakthrough deal on access to cystic fibrosis medicine

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald has been thanked by David Ramsay, Chief Executive of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, for his help in the campaign for access to Orkambi. In a message today Mr Ramsden said: