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Email regarding Dominic Cummings

A very large number of constituents have contacted me to ask my views on Dominic Cummings. I have read fully each of the emails sent to me and I have been responding with the following email. 

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Why taxpayers should not bail out Luton Council

The Guardian newspaper reports that Luton Council is drawing up emergency cuts to avoid bankruptcy.  My view is that the UK government should not provide extra taxpayers’ money to bail out Luton Council above and beyond what is already being provided to Luton and to other councils.

Reopening of Recycling Centres

Recycling centres have reopened, but for some you do need to a book a slot online before you visit. Check your local authority page for further details before you set off.

You can find more information for Central Bedfordshire here.

For Bedford Borough, please visit this site.

Stay Alert and Safe

In England some of the rules have changed. But some have not. Watch this video or read this document for more information.

Richard's Business Q&A event with the FSB

Richard Fuller, MP for Bedfordshire and member of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee, will be taking part in a virtual event with the Federation of Small Businesses on Monday aimed at businesses across Bedfordshire.

Additional Funding for Local Authorities

The government has announced additional funding for local authorities to help them respond to Covid-19. In March, the Government announced £1.6bn of additional funding, and has now announced a further £1.6bn.

Trust the People on the Economic Consequences of the Virus

Conservative MP and member of the House of Commons Business Select Committee, Richard Fuller MP has called on the Treasury to publish its economic assessment of the lockdown and for the government to provide greater transparency on the costs to the country in terms of jobs and businesses that wil