Wednesday, November 21, 2018

A petition for step-free access at Biggleswade and other Bedfordshire stations has been presented to the government.

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Alistair Burt Labour Party House of Commons Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Arlesey
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The rail industry must put commuters first – that was the line from Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami as he tore into rail industry bosses and a system he said was “not fit for purpose”.

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Bim Afolami Conservative Party House of Commons Network Rail Hitchin
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A child abuse charity has condemned the government’s “dangerous” decision to backtrack on its pledge to make sexual relationships between sports coaches and 16- and 17-year-olds in their care illegal.

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House of Commons Hertfordshire
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MPs have been questioning the lack of compensation for carnet ticket holders on Thameslink and Great Northern services and the problems with the new timetable.

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Oliver Heald House of Commons Network Rail St Albans Cambridge Royston
Friday, July 6, 2018

The bill for ‘Finn’s Law’ was presented to the House of Commons today for a second reading, and has now been passed to the next stage where a change in law will be considered.

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House of Commons Stevenage Royston
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A community exhibition which showcased photographs taken by children across Stevenage was among the finalists of the Tes School Awards 2018 held on Friday.

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House of Commons London
Friday, June 15, 2018

The Association for Police and Crime Commissioners has announced today that ‘Finn’s Law’, which will help to protect service animals in the line of duty, has been backed by the Government.

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David Lloyd Oliver Heald Dave Wardell House of Commons Stevenage North Herts Stevenage
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

There has been chaos for commuters in North Herts and Central Beds and surrounding towns this week, as Govia’s new timetable roll out has seen trains cancelled, delayed and staff shortages.

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Oliver Heald House of Commons Biggleswade Comet Letchworth Baldock Hitchin Biggleswade Arlesey United Kingdom London
Saturday, May 19, 2018

Former Hitchin and Harpenden MP Peter Lilley is to join the House of Lords after being nominated by Prime Minister Theresa May for a peerage.

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Peter Lilley Theresa May Bim Afolami Conservative Party House of Commons Hitchin St Albans
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Rail services on the East Coast Main Line that runs through Stevenage are to be brought back under UK government control, it has been announced today.

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House of Commons Stevenage
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Senior editors from across the regional newspaper industry have joined forces to urge MPs to vote against press freedom curbs in the Data Protection Bill tomorrow.

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Labour Party House of Commons
Monday, April 30, 2018

With a House of Commons debate focused on the serious complications now associated with the use of surgical mesh implants, a Stevenage woman has spoken out about how the procedure has ruined her life.

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House of Commons Stevenage
Friday, February 9, 2018

PC Dave Wardell recalled the terrifying night his police dog Finn came close to death after being stabbed in the chest with a knife in Stevenage, at the launch of his book ‘Fabulous Finn’ last night.

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Oliver Heald St Francis' College House of Commons
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first women in the UK getting the right to vote, and we will be uncovering some of the moving, uplifting and often tragic stories of Suffragettes and other campaigners from our area who fought so hard to secure one of the 20th century’s greatest political changes.

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House of Commons Knebworth Stevenage Letchworth

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