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Bedford Independent Guest Column
By Mohammad Yasin / October 18, 2019

October Bedford Independent Column – The Queen’s speech was ‘a party-political broadcast for a Conservative Government in panic mode’

This week the Queen was summoned to Parliament to read out Boris Johnson’s Government’s agenda. But this was a highly...

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Brexit, NHS
By Mohammad Yasin / September 27, 2019

No deal Brexit: National Audit Office warns of risk to medical supplies

On the 5th September this year, I asked the Brexit Secretary, Stephen Barclay what level of mortality he would consider...

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Funding Cuts
By Mohammad Yasin / September 5, 2019

A phoney spending review from a Government with no majority

Our public services have been decimated under the Tories, and today’s announcement on spending from the new Chancellor, Sajid Javid...

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Proroguing Parliament
By Mohammad Yasin / August 29, 2019

Boris Johnson, let me do my job

I am elected to represent YOU in Parliament. But without your consent the unelected Prime Minister is stopping me from...

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Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee
By Mohammad Yasin / August 23, 2019

Report published by Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee

Earlier this year I joined the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, and this week the committee published its...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, NHS
By Mohammad Yasin / August 19, 2019

August Bedford Independent Column – Local Healthcare

August Bedford Independent Column - Local Healthcare Stalled discussions over the merger between Bedford Hospital and the Luton & Dunstable...

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Rail
By Mohammad Yasin / August 15, 2019

Rail Fares Set to Increase Again

Rail Fares Set to Increase Again The news this week that rail users are going to see yet another fare...

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Rail
By Mohammad Yasin / August 12, 2019

Network Rail Response to Heatwave Disruption

Network Rail Response to Heatwave Disruption I have received the following response from Rob McIntosh, Managing Director, Eastern, Network Rail,...

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Prison Safety
By Mohammad Yasin / June 4, 2019

Private Prisons Fiasco

Private Prisons Fiasco In April, the Government announced it would take HMP Birmingham permanently back from G4S into public ownership,...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Funding Cuts
By Mohammad Yasin / April 18, 2019

April Bedford Independent Guest Column – Cuts Correlate with Crime

My latest guest column for Bedford Independent focuses on the correlation between cuts to police and public services and the rise...

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