Local News

No to tower blocks at the NLBP

Theresa Villiers MP and local Councillor Lisa Rutter have pledged to fight plans to place five eight-storey tower blocks at the North London Business Park.

Villiers wades in on behalf of flooded residents

Theresa Villiers MP has intervened on behalf of residents left with flooded gardens after a development removed hundreds of trees from nearby land. The occupants of a number of homes in Vernon Crescent, East Barnet, found their gardens flooded with water up to a foot deep.

Minister intervenes on Barnet broadband

At the request of Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers, the Minister of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Ed Vaizey, has spoken directly with BT on the need to connect up more areas in Barnet to fast fibre broadband.

Hadley Common to get new conservation plan

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed publication of a draft Woodland Management Plan for Monken Hadley Common in High Barnet. She is encouraging local people to get involved in the debate over the new plan.

Barnet almshouse charities protected

Theresa Villiers has acted on behalf of Barnet’s almshouse charities to preserve their unique status. This a form of charity which dates back to the 10th century and has for hundreds of years provided homes for the poor or elderly from a geographical area or a particular profession.

Theresa and Dan gain assurances on Neighbourhood Policing

After extensive contacts with the Mayor of London and the Home Secretary, Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has gained assurances that dedicated ward teams of police officers will be retained with at least one police officer and police community support officer attached to each ward in Barnet, guaranteed for the next 12 months.

Support for small business in Barnet

Theresa Villiers, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, acted to support local businesses this weekend by taking part in Small Business Saturday and attending Barnet Christmas Fayre.

Autumn Statement news: tax credit cuts cancelled

In his Autumn statement this week, the Chancellor announced the government's plans for spending over the next four years. This article sets out some of the key decisions made and how they might affect us in Barnet.