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£8m new homes bonus allocated to Central Bedfordshire

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous has welcomed the £8,028,623 allocated to Central Bedfordshire as New Homes Bonus money. Commenting, Andrew said “The main issue my constituents raise with me is that the vital infrastructure needed to go alongside new housing is often provided too late.

Increase in South West Bedfordshire applications to university

The latest Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) figures show that 32% of South West Bedfordshire 18 year-olds applied to university compared with 24% back in 2009. This compares with an application rate of 19% in Ashfield and 62% in Altrincham and Sale West.

Government gives £6.3m for Dunstable Regeneration

Housing and Communities Secretary Sajid Javid MP has today announced £6.3m from the Housing Infrastructure Fund for Dunstable Town Centre regeneration. The money will help provide infrastructure locally as more homes are built.

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous said:

Improvements to Leighton Buzzard Station

A letter from Rail Minister Jo Johnson MP to Andrew Selous dated 29th January 2018 states that there will be 100 additional car parking spaces as well as additional cycle racks at Leighton Buzzard Station. Responding to the news, South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous said:

South West Bedfordshire rail commuters' issues raised in the House of Commons

South West Bedfordshire MP Andrew Selous raised rail issues on behalf of his constituents in the House of Commons this morning. Andrew Selous said “I know how incredibly important a reliable train service is to my constituents and I will continue to speak up for the needs of rail commuters”.

Andrew Selous MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Andrew Selous MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly t