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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'

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

"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

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

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

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

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.


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

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


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

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

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


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

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


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