Alistair Burt has welcomed new figures showing that, due to changes to workplace pensions, over 10 million more people are now saving for retirement. In NE Bedfordshire, 10,000 people are now enrolled in a workplace pension.
Govia Thameslink Rail (GTR) have today launched a £15m benefit fund with the aim of providing tangible improvements for passengers on the GTR network; following the disruption caused by the May 2018 timetable disruptions.
The Government announced this week that they have awarded the East Midlands Railway franchise to Abellio from August 2019. The company will be responsible for delivering new trains, smart ticketing and more frequent services for passengers.