Richard Fuller MP. Image: LDRS
Richard Fuller (Conservative) has been re-elected as North Bedfordshire’s MP in a forgettable night for the Conservative Party. He was elected as the MP for the old North East Bedfordshire...
Mohammad Yasin and team celebrate 2024 election win. Image Bedford Independent
In an unforgettable night for Labour, the party retained its Bedford Parliamentary seat. Mohammad Yasin, who was first elected in 2017, has won his third election. This time his majority is 9,430...
Election Count voting polling
Our election coverage for Bedford & Kempston, North Bedfordshire and Mid Bedfordshire will begin in just a few hours. Tune in and find out what's happening, what the candidates have to say...
Ballot Boxes for local and general elections in Bedford
Once again, the Bedford Independent will be at the heart of the action on Thursday night and Friday morning as the General Election count gets underway. As ever, our co-managing editor, Paul Hutchinson...
A postal vote envelope addressed to Bedford Borough Council being posted into a red letterbox
Bedfordshire Police have confirmed that they are investigating possible electoral fraud in Bedford & Kempston after the Bedford Independent was tipped off several people had offered...
Boundary changes mean a shake-up of Parliamentary seats in Bedfordshire for the 2024 General Election. While the Mid Bedfordshire seat remains largely unaltered, North East...
Richard Fuller
The Conservative candidate for North Bedfordshire has said he is the ‘only candidate’ to oppose East West Rail – blasting it as “utterly incompetently managed”. Richard Fuller is seeking to be re-elected as an MP at...
Councillor Ben Foley. Image: Ben Foley
The country’s problems are not caused by people crossing the Channel, the Green Party’s Bedford candidate has said. Reform UK has claimed this is the “Immigration Election”, but Ben Foley...
Matt Lansley. Image: Reform UK
The proposed VAT on school fees could impact every child in Bedford and the surrounding areas, the Reform UK candidate for Bedford has said. Matt Lansley said Labour’s election pledge will...
North Bedcordshire Green candidate Philippa Fleming. Image: LDRS
“We need to be fairer to each other”, the Green Party candidate for North Bedfordshire has said. Philippa Flemming is standing for the third time as she is “very passionate” about changing politics and...
Richard Fuller
Richard Fuller said as an MP he has been accessible and “accomplished some things” over the last five years, but “there is more to do”. The Conservative candidate for North...
Tarek Javed board vandalised on Kingsway. Image: Agent for Tarek Javed
Bedfordshire Police are investigating after the independent candidate for Bedford & Kempston MP in the forthcoming election says his boards were vandalised in three different locations...