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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.

Alabama & abortion law in Northern Ireland

Thank you to the many constituents who have contacted me about the issue of access to abortion in Northern Ireland, following legislation passed recently in Alabama, USA.

Independent housing regulator

I am grateful for the emails I have received calling for a new housing regulator, following the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower.

Brexit Update....Pause (29.05.19)

Before attempting to digest the European Elections, let me say a word about Prime Minister Theresa May, who announced her departure last week.

Brexit update

As the Westminster week ends, and we have a brief recess, I think we have reached a significant further stage of the Brexit process.

Letter from the Prime Minister

Dear constituents

I thought you would like to see this letter from the PM about leaving the EU.

As I have previously made clear, I support leaving the EU with an agreement.

I intend to support this latest attempt.

Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP