Local News

£8M FUNDING BOOST FOR BEDFORDSHIRE POLICE WARMLY WELCOMED

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous warmly welcomed the extra £8m a year that Bedfordshire Police will have available to spend next year, when speaking in the House of Commons today. Yesterday Andrew raised the issue in Parliament with the Prime Minister as well.

UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS FURTHER IN SOUTH WEST BEDFORDSHIRE

Figures released from the House of Commons’ Library show that the number of unemployed claimants in South West Bedfordshire in November 2018 was 525. This represents a rate of 0.9% of the economically active population aged 16-64. The total number of claimants is 35 lower than November 2017.

£4.6m Extra Funding For Bedfordshire Police Welcomed

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous warmly welcomed the additional £4.6 million of funding given to Bedfordshire Police on Friday.  Speaking about the additional money Andrew said, “This additional money for Bedfordshire Police is extremely welcome and I am grateful to the Government for pay

UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS FURTHER IN SOUTH WEST BEDFORDSHIRE

Figures released from the House of Commons’ Library show that the number of unemployed claimants in South West Bedfordshire in October 2018 was 510. This represents a rate of 0.9% of the economically active population aged 16-64. The total number of claimants is 60 lower than October 2017.