Press Releases

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.

MP meets Office of Rail and Road Chairman about rail chaos

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has met the Chairman of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), Professor Stephen Glaister, to discuss the recent rail timetable chaos which has led to passengers enduring delays, cancellations and uncertainty about their journeys.

MP Launches Letchworth Garden City Design Competition

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald chaired the launch of the Letchworth Garden City Design Competition which took place at the House of Commons on Wednesday 17 October.  The competition is being managed by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the Letchworth Garden City Heritag