A1 Petition handed to Minister

A1 Petition

I was pleased this week to personally hand the A1 petition to new Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP before the five week Prorogation period began in Westminster.

Beer Duty

I continue to receive emails from constituents regarding beer duty rates and support for pubs, and am grateful for the all the contact received to date.

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.