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Marson: 'I received many more emails in support of Priti Patel than critical of her'

Marson: 'I received many more emails in support of Priti Patel than critical of her'

Marson: 'I received many more emails in support of Priti Patel than critical of her'

24 November 2020

That's what Stortford MP told constituent – but in fact she received only 15 in all on the issue compared with 400 critical comments on social media.


Stortford MP welcomes £8m Covid-19 grant for Stansted Airport

Stortford MP welcomes £8m Covid-19 grant for Stansted Airport

Stortford MP welcomes £8m Covid-19 grant for Stansted Airport

24 November 2020

The money is the equivalent of the Uttlesford hub’s business rates bill for this year and part of £100m support for UK airports.


Call for R4U to 'come clean' over auditors' refusal to sign off council accounts

Call for R4U to 'come clean' over auditors' refusal to sign off council accounts

Call for R4U to 'come clean' over auditors' refusal to sign off council accounts

21 November 2020

Uttlesford District Council opposition leaders call for clarity over what council’s top finance officer terms an “outstanding investigation”.


Stortford MP provokes fury with backing for 'bully' Priti Patel

Stortford MP provokes fury with backing for 'bully' Priti Patel

Stortford MP provokes fury with backing for 'bully' Priti Patel

20 November 2020

Julie Marson after meeting Home Secretary in Anti Bullying Week: "Like many women operating in a man’s world, you have to be strong and decisive."


Extinction Rebellion East Herts to host online talk about climate crisis

Extinction Rebellion East Herts to host online talk about climate crisis

Extinction Rebellion East Herts to host online talk about climate crisis

14 November 2020

The local branch of the global environmental movement is hosting a discussion about solutions on Monday evening (Nov 16).


'Overwhelmed NHS was real possibility if Govt had not brought in Lockdown 2'

'Overwhelmed NHS was real possibility if Govt had not brought in Lockdown 2'

'Overwhelmed NHS was real possibility if Govt had not brought in Lockdown 2'

12 November 2020

In her latest Indie column, Stortford MP Julie Marson says "stark evidence" was the reason she supported the Government over the new national lockdown


Mum 'disgusted' by her MP spends half term making free meals for people in need

Mum 'disgusted' by her MP spends half term making free meals for people in need

Mum 'disgusted' by her MP spends half term making free meals for people in need

27 October 2020

Mother-of-two Amber Wright, 25, who runs her own bakery business from home, is spending every day this week cooking hot food for all ages.


County council 'understands strength of feeling around holiday hunger'

County council 'understands strength of feeling around holiday hunger'

County council 'understands strength of feeling around holiday hunger'

27 October 2020

Cllr Teresa Heritage was responding to calls for the Government to extend free school meals throughout holidays.


Stortford MP defends her vote against extending free school meals in holidays

Stortford MP defends her vote against extending free school meals in holidays

Stortford MP defends her vote against extending free school meals in holidays

26 October 2020

"I'm fully committed to free school meals and this Government has expanded the eligibility to more children than any Government in the last 50 years."


MP trumpets another £100,000 Covid cash for East Herts Council

MP trumpets another £100,000 Covid cash for East Herts Council

MP trumpets another £100,000 Covid cash for East Herts Council

26 October 2020

Julie Marson said that since the start of the pandemic the district council had received £2.07m in extra direct support from Westminster.


Conservative-controlled county council steps up to feed children in need

Conservative-controlled county council steps up to feed children in need

Conservative-controlled county council steps up to feed children in need

26 October 2020

Essex introduces Half Term Emergency Fund and extends Holiday Hunger programme so over 1,000 children can get free activities and food.


Stortford Labour challenge MP on vote against feeding hungry children

Stortford Labour challenge MP on vote against feeding hungry children

Stortford Labour challenge MP on vote against feeding hungry children

22 October 2020

Hertford & Stortford Tory Julie Marson voted against providing school meals during holidays to some of the most deprived kids.


Free school meals extension: Rebel Rob says it's a 'no brainer' but Marson says no

Free school meals extension: Rebel Rob says it's a 'no brainer' but Marson says no

Free school meals extension: Rebel Rob says it's a 'no brainer' but Marson says no

22 October 2020

Harlow's Robert Halfon was one of five Tory MPs who voted for Labour motion to support families in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.


80% of residents reject single 'super-council' plan for Herts in survey

80% of residents reject single 'super-council' plan for Herts in survey

80% of residents reject single 'super-council' plan for Herts in survey

21 October 2020

Leaders of all 10 district and borough councils, including East Herts, also oppose county council proposal for single unitary authority.


Stortford MP's Commons call for district-by-district restrictions on Covid-19

Stortford MP's Commons call for district-by-district restrictions on Covid-19

Stortford MP's Commons call for district-by-district restrictions on Covid-19

20 October 2020

Julie Marson asked Health Secretary Matt Hancock for district approach if Covid alert level in Hertfordshire needs to be raised.


Motor racing ace Keith takes the wheel as mayor for third time

Motor racing ace Keith takes the wheel as mayor for third time

Motor racing ace Keith takes the wheel as mayor for third time

20 October 2020

Great-grandfather Keith Warnell succeeds Norma Symonds and, like her, is expected to serve an 18-month term.


MP on flooding, NHS upgrades and schools in Stortford – and breast cancer awareness

MP on flooding, NHS upgrades and schools in Stortford – and breast cancer awareness

MP on flooding, NHS upgrades and schools in Stortford – and breast cancer awareness

16 October 2020

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson updates Bishop's Stortford Independent readers on what she's been up to.


Uttlesford council mourns death of councillor who was planning expert

Uttlesford council mourns death of councillor who was planning expert

Uttlesford council mourns death of councillor who was planning expert

13 October 2020

Cllr Alan Storah, a Residents for Uttlesford representative for The Sampfords, died suddenly at the weekend.


Hancock praises Stortford MP as he confirms funding for new PAH

Hancock praises Stortford MP as he confirms funding for new PAH

Hancock praises Stortford MP as he confirms funding for new PAH

06 October 2020

Health Secretary's announcement came in video message as part of Government's pledge to building 40 new hospitals this decade.


Marson: 'I hold Government to account but pandemic justifies exceptional powers'

Marson: 'I hold Government to account but pandemic justifies exceptional powers'

Marson: 'I hold Government to account but pandemic justifies exceptional powers'

01 October 2020

Stortford MP Julie Marson says she will use her best judgement to balance the need for effective Government intervention and civil liberties.


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