Press Releases

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.

Alistair Burt Supports High Flying Apprentices

Apprentices from North East Bedfordshire were joined by Alistair Burt in the House of Commons last week to celebrate the 12,000 apprenticeships provided by the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries.

WORST AFFECTED STATIONS TO BE COMPENSATED BY GOVIA

Govia Thameslink have announced that Arlesey, Sandy, Biggleswade and Bedford Station were among the worst affected by the May 2018 timetable change and will be allocated £80,000 each to provide tangible benefits for passengers.