MP Grant Shapps delivered a message of thanks to hard-working posties.

He visited Hatfield’s sorting office to see first-hand the work of its dedicated postmen and women as they gear up for Christmas. He was shown round by delivery office manager Theo Hemmise-Williams, passed on his season’s greetings and thanked them for their hard...

Parliament to debate poor train performance to Welwyn Hatfield

MPs will discuss the “shambolic” rail services between the borough and London next week. Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps has secured time in Parliament to debate the chaos caused by train firm Govia’s timetable changes. And he wants as many of his colleagues to attend...

Oyster pulling into Welwyn Hatfield

Rail travellers in Welwyn Hatfield will finally be able to use Oyster and contactless payment cards for journeys to and from London. The announcement was made by the Department for Transport after several years of campaigning to expand easy payments into parts of...

MP GIVES AAA SUPPORT TO LOCAL TAXI DRIVERS

Cabbies in Welwyn Hatfield, up in arms over rival firm Uber, have taken their fight to MP Grant Shapps. Licenced drivers in the borough claim they are not operating “on a level playing field”. Drivers from Hatfield-based AAA Taxis met with Mr Shapps to explain their...

‘Govia must go’ says furious MP Grant Shapps

The boss of train services which serve Welwyn Hatfield has ‘broken promises’ and again ‘let down rail users in the area’ That is the view of MP Grant Shapps following another meeting with Patrick Verwer, CEO of Govia. In a previous meeting Mr Verwer, said the MP, had...

Smart Motorways on the right track in Welwyn Hatfield

Work is on track to finally begin widening the A1(M) in March 2020, reducing traffic and putting an end to the chaos that it currently causes. This news is the latest development in a long-running campaign, fronted by local MP Grant Shapps, to improve the often...