Alistair Burt, the MP for North East Bedfordshire has described Government plans to secure the future of the environment as being ‘ambitious’ and ‘essential’.


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published a White Paper entitled The Natural Choice which details several key commitments to protect and enhance the UK’s environment and bio-diversity.

Read more: MP Backs Innovative Government Proposals to Protect the Environment

North East Bedfordshire MP, Alistair Burt has welcomed new Government proposals on the future of the NHS that will see more patient choice and better quality of care.


Following a two-month consultation by the independent NHS Future Forum group, the Government has outlined several changes to its reform plans after listening to the views of healthcare professionals, patients and charities.

Read more: MP Welcomes Fresh Proposals for the NHS

Alistair Burt MP has congratulated the local PCT for offering three cycles of IVF treatment for infertile couples in North East Bedfordshire.


Read more: Alistair Burt MP Congratulates Bedfordshire PCT on its Provision for Infertile Couples

North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt, Foreign Office Minister for North Africa and the Middle East has been nominated as Minister of the Year by the House Magazine, Parliament’s official publication. The Magazine awards cover amongst others Commons Backbencher of the Year, Peer of the Year, and Speech of the Year.


Alistair Burt, MP for NE Bedfordshire, addressed the Planning Inspectorate Appeal on Friday last, with regard to the incinerator plans at Twinwoods Business Park.  Alistair was supporting residents and the Parish Councils from Milton Ernest, Thurleigh, and the surrounding area.


Read more: MP speaks out at Planning Appeal


North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt has taken a keen interest in furthering proposals for a new surgery in Biggleswade and is pleased to note the progress being made. NHS Bedfordshire and GPs in Biggleswade have met recently to discuss the new health centre and it is hoped that a consensus will be reached shortly.


21st  March 2011


MP for North East Bedfordshire Alistair Burt is backing residents in Milton Ernest and surrounding villages in their challenge to the planning application by Biogen Power to build an incinerator plant at Twinwoods.  The application has been turned down by Bedford Borough Planning Committee, but the applicants have taken the decision to appeal.


Read more: MP supports village communities in challenging incinerator planning