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Rail Reforms

The Government has today launched a major review into rail reforms, recognising the need for radical change. The Secretary of State for Transport has today set out his approach which you can read in the attached documents.

Youth unemployment rate falls to record low

Figures released today show that unemployment has remained at its lowest level in more than four decades, with youth unemployment falling to its lowest rate since records began.

Biggleswade Police Update - September 2018

A number of constituents have contacted me in relation to a recent spate of car crimes in the Kings Reach area of Biggleswade. I have raised your concerns with Bedfordshire Police and received an informative response from Assistant Sergeant Rachael Welch.

Consultation on cycling offences

I have received a number of emails recently about the Department for Transport’s consultation on proposed new cycling offences and, as a keen cyclist myself, I appreciate the concerns that have been raised.

Exploratory fracking applications

Several constituents have been in touch regarding proposed changes to planning practice for shale development.  I appreciate the concerns that have been raised and can assure you that the Government remains committed to protecting the environment and ensuring that shale exploration happens safely