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Boosting homeownership – MP welcomes latest figures

New statistics show that last year’s cut to stamp duty has benefited over 180,000 households, helping more people onto the housing ladder.

£142 million has been saved this quarter by first-time buyers, up 12 per cent on the previous quarter and benefitting 58,800 households.

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.