Press Releases

MP backs Ancient Woodland register

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, is a co-sponsor with Michael Fabricant MP of a Bill to protect our Ancient Woodland in England.

Finn's Law went through Committee

Finn’s Law went through Committee today and had unanimous cross party and Government support, including from the Herts MPs from Stevenage (Stephen McPartland) and Hemel Hempstead (Sir Mike Penning).

Important step forward for Finn's Law

The campaign to provide legal protection for police dogs and other service animals when attacked in the course of duty will take a big step forward tomorrow, 16 January, when Sir Oliver Heald’s Private Member’s Bill “The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill” has its Committee stage at 10am.

Sir Oliver welcomes the news that councils will receive increase in funding

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald has welcomed the news that the Government has announced an extra £1.3 billion increase in funding for councils across the country.  In our area the percentage increases are 2.2% for Hertfordshire County Council, 3.6% for East Hertfordshire and 1.8% for North H

MP welcomes 50:50 Parliament Campaign

North East Hertfordshire MP, Sir Oliver Heald, welcomed constituent Sarah Jamison to Parliament today as part of a massive event aimed at encouraging more women to stand for election.

Unemployment at record low in North East Hertfordshire

New constituency claimant count figures for North East Hertfordshire, collected in October and published this month, indicate that the total number of unemployed claimants in the constituency now stands at 525.