Visit of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

To ask the Foreign Secretary to make a statement on diplomatic and economic relations with Saudi Arabia.

The Minister for the Middle East (Alistair Burt)

Plastic Free Parliament

Thank you for contacting me about the Plastic Free Parliament campaign.

East Midland Trains May 2018 Timetable - Update

I know constituents remain concerned about the changes to Bedford's peak time trains from May 2018. This week I have asked the Rail Minister to ensure that the proposed timetables are made available as soon as possible and I expect this information to be released in the next few days.

Fireworks Debate

Several constituents have been in touch with me prior to the debate held in Westminster Hall on 29 January regarding the e-petition to change the laws on the use of fireworks.

Hospital Car Parking Charges Debate

I am grateful to constituents who have contacted me recently about hospital parking charges and the debate held in Parliament on 1 February.


Following last night’s vote in Parliament to approve the funding settlement for local authorities over the next two years, North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt said: “I welcome the increase in resources for both our Councils.