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A Message From Dean

Thank you for visiting my website. I am proud to be the Member of Parliament for Watford and I am passionate about our community. Throughout the pandemic, I have been tirelessly working to help constituents and local businesses navigate

these difficult times. It helps that I am from a working-class background, as I like nothing more than rolling up my sleeves to get the job done!

I have been focussed on working for Watford during the pandemic, which has ranged

from tackling homelessness to supporting local jobs, successfully lobbying for funding for Watford General and organisations across our town, through to launching my mental health first aid awareness scheme. You will find a snapshot of my work for Watford across this website. I am clear that none of these achievements would be possible without the support of our amazing local community, which I am incredibly grateful for.     

Throughout the year I have been an active volunteer, so please do contact me

if you feel I could support at any events or meetings; I will always attend if possible.

If you also need general assistance with local matters relating to

Watford, please do not hesitate to contact me via my office at any time

– full details can be found on the contact page. In fact, my team and I

have already completed over 11,000 case work files helping local

residents, groups and businesses.

I would love to keep you updated about the various initiatives

that I am involved in and so please do consider signing up

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My Plan For Watford by Dean Russell MP

Dean is actively involved in the community and is leading local and national campaigns and initiatives to make a difference for people across Watford and around the UK. Use the links below to find out more. If you don't see something important to you, let Dean know via a quick community survey here. 

Funding For
Watford General

Find out about Dean's successful lobbying for £400m funding for West Herts Hospital Trust.

Infrastructure &Transport

From Woodmere Avenue to local infrastructure and transport. Find out about Dean's local work. 

Mental Health
& Wellbeing

Find out Dean's plans for mental health & wellbeing across our town.

Safe Streets &
Fighting Crime

Find out about Dean's work to put victims first, tackle crime and ensure our streets are safe.

Tackling Homelessness

Dean has helped secure over £4m to end homelessness in Watford. 

Education, Skills & Jobs

Find out about the latest initiatives for skills and jobs from kickstarter schemes to training. 

Environment & Waste

Join Dean in ending the use of single use plastic and waste across Watford. 

Share Your Views

What are your priorities? Dean wants to hear your views, complete this quick survey now.

Latest News

Visit the News section to follow all the updates on Dean's activities in Watford and Westminster. 

Follow Dean Russell MP on social media channels

Keep up to date with local Watford news and Parliamentary activities on social media. 

Dean's social media channels are listed below:

Featured Video

Dean was pleased to attend the recent Ramadan football tournament at the Watford Football Club training ground. The event was organised with Watford FC in partnership with One Vision, Watford Council, Herts Sports Partnership, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Hertfordshire FA.

Dean would like to thank everyone involved including all of the players at the event, and congratulate AMYA for winning the tournament. 

Your Local Champion

Dean is active in the local community as a local champion and hands-on volunteer. Invite him to meet your team, speak at an event or volunteer, via the contact page

Dean Russell MP visiting One Vision wearing mask at Watford charity

Events, Visits and Tours

During lockdown Dean has attended hundreds of virtual visits. With lockdown easing, Dean will be resuming physical visits from the Summer, COVID rules permitting.

When available Dean will also resume Parliamentary tours and school debates from the Palace of Westminster.

If you would like to book a virtual or physical visit, or enquire about tours, please use the details provided on the contact page.