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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. 

Brexit update - Why take the risk of No Deal?

The heightened rhetoric of the past few days, from talk of collaborators, saboteurs and government of national unity, prompt me to set out what I believe are today’s risks, from one who voted to Remain in the EU, but has accepted the result and voted accordingly in Parliament to leave with a deal

MP welcomes boost for Biggleswade from Chancellor

NE Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt has welcomed today’s announcement from Chancellor Sajid Javid of £69.6m from the Housing Infrastructure Fund to unlock new community development in Biggleswade. 

Brexit and politics update - mid August 2019

Traditionally this is a quiet time for Westminster watchers. Most MPs are on holiday, much of the press and media who cover us are also away, as of course are many of our constituents.

Hong Kong

I have received several emails from constituents about the situation in Hong Kong.

MP welcomes secure future for Bedford Hospital

North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt has welcomed the announcement today of £99.5m to Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust, which will underpin the merger with Bedford Hospital NHS Trust and secure the future of both hospitals.