Friday, March 15, 2019

MPs voted to seek a delay on leaving in the House of Commons last night, but how did our MPs vote?

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House of Commons
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected for a second time in the House of Commons last night, but how did our Conservative MPs vote?

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Stephen McPartland Oliver Heald Alistair Burt Bim Afolami Theresa May Nadine Dorries European Union Labour Party House of Commons Stevenage Hitchin Europe
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has been dealt a devastating blow after the House of Commons rejected her EU Withdrawal Agreement by an overwhelming majority for the second time.

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Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May European Union House of Commons Labour United Kingdom
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

RAF Henlow’s closure date has been pushed back to 2023 after the Ministry of Defence updated plans for more than 30 sites across the country.

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House of Commons Henlow
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami believes Theresa May’s Conservative government surviving the vote of no confidence has “cleared the air” – with the date for the UK to leave the EU looming.

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Bim Afolami Theresa May European Union House of Commons Hitchin
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected in a historic defeat at the House of Commons last night, but how did our Conservative MPs vote?

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Theresa May Stephen McPartland Bim Afolami Nadine Dorries Alistair Burt House of Commons Hitchin Stevenage Hertfordshire
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.

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Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May European Union Labour House of Commons United Kingdom
Thursday, December 13, 2018

This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.

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European Union House of Commons The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey United Kingdom Spain Europe
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

A petition for step-free access at Biggleswade and other Bedfordshire stations has been presented to the government.

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Alistair Burt Labour Party House of Commons Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Arlesey
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The rail industry must put commuters first – that was the line from Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami as he tore into rail industry bosses and a system he said was “not fit for purpose”.

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Bim Afolami Conservative Party House of Commons Network Rail Hitchin
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A child abuse charity has condemned the government’s “dangerous” decision to backtrack on its pledge to make sexual relationships between sports coaches and 16- and 17-year-olds in their care illegal.

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House of Commons Hertfordshire
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MPs have been questioning the lack of compensation for carnet ticket holders on Thameslink and Great Northern services and the problems with the new timetable.

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Oliver Heald House of Commons Network Rail St Albans Cambridge Royston
Friday, July 6, 2018

The bill for ‘Finn’s Law’ was presented to the House of Commons today for a second reading, and has now been passed to the next stage where a change in law will be considered.

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House of Commons Stevenage Royston
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A community exhibition which showcased photographs taken by children across Stevenage was among the finalists of the Tes School Awards 2018 held on Friday.

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House of Commons London
Friday, June 15, 2018

The Association for Police and Crime Commissioners has announced today that ‘Finn’s Law’, which will help to protect service animals in the line of duty, has been backed by the Government.

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David Lloyd Oliver Heald Dave Wardell House of Commons Stevenage North Herts Stevenage
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

There has been chaos for commuters in North Herts and Central Beds and surrounding towns this week, as Govia’s new timetable roll out has seen trains cancelled, delayed and staff shortages.

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Oliver Heald House of Commons Biggleswade Comet Letchworth Baldock Hitchin Biggleswade Arlesey United Kingdom Victoria London
Saturday, May 19, 2018

Former Hitchin and Harpenden MP Peter Lilley is to join the House of Lords after being nominated by Prime Minister Theresa May for a peerage.

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Peter Lilley Theresa May Bim Afolami Conservative Party House of Commons Hitchin St Albans
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Rail services on the East Coast Main Line that runs through Stevenage are to be brought back under UK government control, it has been announced today.

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House of Commons Stevenage
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Senior editors from across the regional newspaper industry have joined forces to urge MPs to vote against press freedom curbs in the Data Protection Bill tomorrow.

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Labour Party House of Commons
Monday, April 30, 2018

With a House of Commons debate focused on the serious complications now associated with the use of surgical mesh implants, a Stevenage woman has spoken out about how the procedure has ruined her life.

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House of Commons Stevenage

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