Tuesday, December 12, 2017

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald has proposed a new law to the House of Commons which would make it an offence to attack a service animal such as a police dog or horse.

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Oliver Heald
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Stevenage MP Stephen McPartland has been appointed to chair a powerful House of Commons committee which can overturn laws seen to be hindering businesses.

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Stephen McPartland
Sunday, December 3, 2017

The MP for North East Herts will put forward a motion in the House of Commons calling for the law to distinguish between attacks on service animals and property, in the wake of police dog Finn being stabbeed in Stevenage last year.

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Oliver Heald
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Stevenage MP Stephen McPartland has declared a victory in the campaign to make Universal Credit fairer after a number of concessions were announced in last week’s Budget.

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Stephen McPartland
Saturday, October 28, 2017

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald and Save the Children’s Hitchin branch chairman have met at parliament and discussed the charity’s global efforts.

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Oliver Heald
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Hitchin’s new MP Bim Afolami gave his maiden speech in the House of Commons this week. Read the transcript of it here.

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Peter Lilley
Friday, June 9, 2017

Conservative Party leader Theresa May has pledged to form a new government following last night’s General Election.

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Stephen McPartland
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Read the Comet’s exclusive interview with Bim Afolami – Hitchin and Harpenden’s Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate as he talks about education, transport – and Jay-Z...

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, May 11, 2017

This General Election is about the choice between an effective government led by Theresa May and the alternative offer of a coalition with Jeremy Corbyn at its head.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Monday, May 8, 2017

Learn more about the Conservative candidate for Hitchin and Harpenden after the party officially confirmed on Friday their man to fight Peter Lilley’s former seat.

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Peter Lilley
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Following long-serving Hitchin and Harpenden MP Peter Lilley’s decision to step down, the Conservatives have announced a shortlist of three candidates to replace him to contest the seat at next month’s General Election.

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Peter Lilley
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The region’s MPs have welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to take Britain to the polls in a snap General Election on June 8.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This morning, Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap General Election for Thursday, June 8.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A Sandy electrician who is set to run a marathon in aid of autistic youngsters brushed off passing out during training last Thursday to smash the town’s 10-mile race at the weekend.

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Alistair Burt
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MPs Stephen McPartland, Sir Oliver Heald, Alistair Burt and Heidi Allen are ‘hunkered down in meeting rooms’ amid lockdown after a shooting at the Houses of Parliament.

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Peter Lilley

A Hitchin school has won a prestigious debating competition – hosted by MP Peter Lilley in the stunning splendour of the Houses of Parliament earlier today.

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Peter Lilley

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