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Capital grants for schools

South West Bedfordshire MP, Andrew Selous, has welcomed the success of the applications of eight schools in his constituency in receiving capital grants from the Condition Improvement Fund.

Andrew Selous MP unites for Parkinson's

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous, who is the patron of the Leighton Buzzard Parkinson’s group which serves Dunstable, Houghton Regis and the surrounding villages, has pledged to help improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s on World Parkinson’s Day (Wednesday 11 April). 

Andrew Selous supports the new Taskforce for Lung Health 

Andrew Selous is supporting the new Taskforce for Lung Health, which brings together 25 representatives from across the lung health sector including patients, voluntary sector, professional associations, primary and secondary healthcare.

An extra 20 carriages for Leighton Buzzard commuters

West Midlands Trains confirmed this week to South West Bedfordshire MP, Andrew Selous, that three of the four damaged class 350 trains have now been repaired and returned into service. In addition, two new class 319 trains will be in service in the next couple of weeks.

More South West Bedfordshire residents saving for a pension

28,000 people across South West Bedfordshire are now saving towards their retirement, new figures show, as a result of the Government’s auto enrolment scheme.

Employers must enrol staff aged 22 and over who earn more than £10,000 into a pension.

Cold weather payments welcomed for LU5, LU6 and LU7 postcodes

South West Bedfordshire MP, Andrew Selous, has welcomed the £25 Cold Weather Payment payable to residents in receipt of Pension Credit, Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance and those on Universal Credit.