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PPC Candidate Selected

Festus Akinbusoye has been selected as the Conservative candidate for the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Election taking place on Thursday 7 May 2020.


Thank you

Ryan’s message to the residents of Bedford and Kempston following the General Election result.

“I am so grateful to the 20,346 people who voted for me yesterday, but sadly it wasn’t to be. I congratulate Mohammad Yasin on his well earned victory.

Ryan’s General Election Message

As the election date was set Ryan Henson sent a message to the residents of Bedford and Kempston.
As you will have seen and heard, we are heading for a snap General Election in December.

Conference - Day 4

Wednesday is always the last day of Conference, where all eyes turn to the Main Hall for the speech by the Prime Minister. Due to record attendance at this years conference Andrea and Alison joined the room with thousands of other members, having to stand to watch the speech.

Conference - Day 3

Day 3 saw Andrea and Alison heading back into the main hall, where the main topic under discussion was ‘Social justice in action’. Here they heard from Marie, an extraordinary domestic abuse survivor, who told of her story of having to sleep in her car with her children in order to escape her abu

Conference - Day 2

Monday at conference is always the first full day, with Andrea and Alison ensuring that they packed in as much as they could.

Conference - Day 1

This years Conservative Party Conference is being held in Manchester. Andrea Spice and Alison Crook (Chair and Deputy Chair of the Bedford & Kempston Conservative Association) are attending the conference and have been with asked to share their experiences.

Political Supper

The Bedford & Kempston Conservative Association were pleased to welcome Nadine Dorries MP to our latest Political Supper. Nadine is MP for our neighbouring constituency Mid Beds and also Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Late Summer Lunch

The Bedford and Kempton Conservative Association held its Late Summer Lunch on Sunday the 8th of September. With the weather being kind to all who attended, the lunch was held outside. A special thank you goes to John and Averil Watson who put on the event.

Cabinet Minister visits Bedford

Yesterday Cabinet Minister James Cleverly came to Bedford to meet residents & local businesses, and to hear from our MP candidate Ryan Henson argue the case for us in Bedford & Kempston to get our fair share of the police officers, and support for schools and our NHS, that the Prime Minis