Local News

Network Rail Engineering Work

I have received the following message from Network Rail, regarding the engineering work taking place this weekend:

MP visits Little Barford Power Station

NE Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt visited the RWE owned Little Barford power station in his constituency Monday 19th August, to discuss the events of the national grid collapse on the 9th August, after shutdowns of both the wind power system at Hornsea and the gas powered station at Little Barford

GTR follow-up response

Following the recent public meeting I arranged with Govia Thameslink, I have now received the follow up letter as promised by Managing Director Tom Moran. 

f40 Campaign Group Letter to the Chancellor

Along with colleagues from all sides of the House, I was pleased to add my name to this letter to the Chancellor calling for fairer funding for our schools. The f40 group represents 42 English local authorities, including Central Bedfordshire Council, with historically low funding for education.

Allocate Fairer Funding for Local Schools

Campaign group, f40, is calling on the Government to provide fairer funding for all children in state-funded schools in England. The f40 group represents 42 English local authorities, including Central Bedfordshire Council, with historically low funding for education.

Govia Disruption - June 2019

I was very disturbed by the number of reports coming in over the past couple of weeks from constituents struggling with rail disruptions.

A1 Speed Cameras

I was very disappointed to receive news from Highways England regarding the proposed cameras we have been waiting for along the Bigglewade North - Sandy roundabout section of the A1. I have written to the Secretary of State for Transport to press our case yet again.