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A1 Petition handed to Minister

A1 Petition

I was pleased this week to personally hand the A1 petition to new Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP before the five week Prorogation period began in Westminster.

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.