Sunday, September 15, 2019
Alistair Burt
January: May I wish all constituents the very best for the New Year. It’s been a curious year in politics, with such huge concentration on Brexit, despite many other things being on people’s minds...
Empty Properties
This week is National Empty Homes Week and Bedford Borough Council are encouraging residents to shout out if they know of any unoccupied and disused homes. The Government estimates that there are 200,000 houses in the UK...
Adoption
National Adoption Week runs until the 21st October and our reporter, Hannah Brown, looks at what adoption means for children and the people they may one day call mum and dad. There are 2000 children in...
Palace of Westminster
As Parliament enters Christmas recess, at a time when many feel like the country is in turmoil, we've asked both Bedford Borough MPs if they'd be happy to spend more time at work to get...
Alistair Burt
Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire, Alistair Burt has said he'll be supporting the Prime Minister as she faces a vote of no confidence in her leadership this evening...
Kemo
A campaign to get the Government to increase the punishment for pet theft may have a boost this week, as the Pet Theft Reform Bill is due to have a second reading in the House...
Parking Charge Freeze
Mayor Dave Hodgson’s Cabinet has resolved that all car park charges will be frozen for 2019. They will also maintain - and in some cases extend - the free parking options for Bedford Town Centre. The...
Cllr David Fletchervideo
Cllr David Fletcher has issued a stark warning to Bedford Borough Council that they are not doing enough to help areas like Midland Road, and to stop leaving the job of monitoring problems in the area to local people.
Car Parking Charges Mayor Davevideo
https://youtu.be/b36y6jWK7c0 Bedford and Kempston Conservatives have hit out at Mayor Dave Hodgson's claim that parking charges are a good deal for Bedford shoppers, saying they could be cheaper and his claim of charges being frozen is...
TV licencevideo
Mohammad Yasin MP yesterday asked a question at DWP Questions in the House of Commons regarding the government's proposal to scrap free TV licences for over 75s...