Additional office costs allowance for MPs

11th April

There has been much comment on press reports that MPs are to be given £10,000 to cover additional costs incurred through working from home during the Coronavirus crisis. The media coverage of this is inaccurate and aimed at attacking MPs unfairly.

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

Update on the Coronavirus Bill

I have received the attached Dear Colleague Letter from the Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, Matt Hancock regarding the Coronavirus Bill.  

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We will all be thinking of family and loved ones as the virus causes widespread illness and raises issues for our caring services.

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