Local News

Tributes paid to former Councillor Daniel Hope

Chipping Barnet Conservatives are very sorry to pass on the news of the death of local journalist and former Conservative councillor Daniel Hope, following a serious illness. Our thoughts are with his family. 

Some members of the local party have left tributes below: 

Villiers takes on security role

Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers has taken on new responsibilities in relation to security, joining the cross-party, cross-Parliamentary team that scrutinises the Government’s National Security Strategy.

Villiers shows her support for the Polish community

Local MP Theresa Villiers joined members of the Polish, Jewish and Muslim communities in High Barnet this weekend to show support for the Polish community in Britain and honour the work of the outgoing Polish Ambassador.

107 bus saved

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the news that the threat hanging over the 107 bus service has been lifted. The future of the route had been thrown into doubt after Hertfordshire County Council withdrew funding.

Minority language A Levels saved!

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the news that the Department of Education has saved A Level qualifications in Greek and other minority languages from the threat of abolition.