Dean Russell MP By Watford Sign

CAMPAIGNS

Dean would love to hear more what your top priorities for our Town are. So don't forget to complete his local priorities survey via the button below.

Standing Up For Watford

In the run-up to the election on the 12th December 2019, I campaigned on a number of issues set out as 'My Plan'. Since the election I have expanded upon these campaigning areas to ensure I deliver on the priorities important to constituents across Watford.

The COVID pandemic meant some priorities became even more important, such as my mental health first aid training ambitions through to securing the funding for Watford General Hospital. 

Of course, we got Brexit done but there is still more to be done. So since becoming elected I have listened and worked alongside many in the community to understand your priorities. That includes working with my team on completing over ten thousand pieces of case work.

I want to hear your views so 'My Plan' becomes 'Our Plan' as we emerge from lockdown. I am working hard to deliver on priorities that matter and a plan for the whole of our town.

You can read about the campaigns I have been working on for Watford below. Let me know what you want the priorities to be by completing this short survey here.

Maternity visiting restrictions to West

FUNDING FOR WATFORD GENERAL

Find out about Dean's lobbying for funding for West Herts Hospital Trust and his additional work to help support our local NHS.  

Mental Health First Aider Training

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

Find out more about Dean's initiative to train a thousand Mental Health First Aiders in with the help of the Chamber of Commerce and local community groups across Watford, along with his bid to change the law around mental health and much more. 

MP for Watford Dean Russell helping homeless

TACKLING HOMELESSNESS

Over the past year Dean helped secure over £4m to end homelessness in Watford. Find out about his work to end homelessness and support local charities.

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Dean Russel MP Watford standing in field tackling food waste

FOOD WASTE & ENVIRONMENT

Find out about Dean's plans to tackle food waste and end the use of single use plastic across Watford. 

Dean Russell MP standing outside Watford Junction train station

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORT

From the successful first round bid for the Beeching Line to lobbying for improvements to the width restriction at Woodmere Avenue, through to achieving a freeze on planning numbers across Watford.

 

Find out about Dean's local work to stand up for Watford. 

Dean Russell joins Watford Police on a road trip

SAFE STREETS & FIGHTING CRIME

From joining local police on a dawn raid through to working with the Police and Crime Commissioner.

 

Find out about Dean's local efforts to tackle county lines crime and ensure our streets are safe.

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Dean Russell MP Watford visiting Kingsway Infant School

EDUCATION, SKILLS & JOBS

Find out about Dean's work with local schools through to his work to support skills and jobs across Watford.

 

Check out all the latest initiatives for skills and jobs from kickstarter schemes to training. 

Dean Russell MP Watford charity work

COMMUNITY & VOLUNTEERING

Dean is an active volunteer in Watford, from his work at Watford General to supporting local charities, he has been active in our community every week to support our community.

 

Find out about local and national community initiatives and how you can get involved.

Standing Up For Watford

As your local Watford Champion, Dean Russell MP has been standing up for our town on local initiatives and securing funding to support individuals, businesses, communities and organisations. View some of Dean's activities below.