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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.

Sir Oliver attends unveiling of memorial at Westmill Church

Sir Oliver attended the unveiling of a memorial for Peter Mildren who fought in his Spitfire in the Battle of Britain and survived, only to be shot down over France in 1941 and killed.  He was the only resident of Westmill Parish to be killed in action in WWII, and no memorial in his honour was p

MP takes up concerns about pavement next to Morrison’s

NE Herts MP Oliver Heald has been contacted by elderly Royston residents concerned about ruts in the pavement between the bus stop and the Morrison’s store entrance. Those using walkers have been finding their wheels stuck in ruts, causing them concern about their balance.

MP welcomes progress on ending Rough Sleeping

See attached letter from Housing, Communities & Local Government Minister, Robert Jenrick MP, detailing the Government's strategy for increased funding to tackle rough sleeping in partnership with local authorities and other agencies.

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

Education Funding Announcement

I have received the attached letter from Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State at the Department for Education regarding funding for our schools.