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Traveller clear up costs raised in Commons

South West Bedfordshire MP, Andrew Selous, has raised the concerns of local people about the clear up costs of unauthorised traveller encampments in the Commons.

The exchange in Hansard was as follows:

Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire)

Solution to Hockliffe traffic problems proposed in Parliament

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous proposed the de-trunking of the A5 and an HGV ban through the village of Hockliffe today, to deal with the severe increase of traffic which has had a very unwelcome effect on Hockliffe residents.

The exchange in Parliament was as follows:

M1 roadworks traffic diversion away from Hockliffe welcomed

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous has strongly welcomed Highways England designating the A505-A4146 as the official diversion route for roadworks on the M1 this weekend.  Andrew Selous said “This diversion of traffic from the M1 away from the village of Hockliffe is long overdue and extrem

GP access raised with the Prime Minister

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous yesterday pressed the Prime Minister to ensure that the working practices at our top performing GP practices are copied across the country to ensure everyone gets timely access to a GP surgery.

The exchange in Parliament was as follows:

Andrew Selous celebrates Thank a Teacher Day

This Thank a Teacher Day Andrew Selous MP has paid tribute to teachers across South West Bedfordshire, whose hard work means that more children are gaining the skills and knowledge they need to get on in life.

South West Bedfordshire MP calls for police cover in Leighton Buzzard, Linslade, Dunstable, Houghton Regis and surrounding villages to be restored to how it was before the 2012 changes

In a letter to the Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner, South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous has called for the restoration of the police cover that South West Bedfordshire used to have before the  1st October 2012, given the sharp increase in crime in the affected towns and vil

Andrew Selous MP takes a stand against cancer

South West Bedfordshire MP, Andrew Selous, is backing a life-saving appeal from Cancer Research UK for more NHS cancer staff.

He is backing the charity’s new campaign - ‘Shoulder to Shoulder Against Cancer’.

Andrew Selous welcomes support for construction

Recent figures show that the latest wages in the Construction industry are £92 a week higher than they were in May 2010. 

These figures are a welcome boost for the 1,750 plumbers, joiners and builders across South West Bedfordshire.