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Corbyn: ‘Veterans not getting the services they deserve’

12 Nov 2019

On Remembrance Sunday Jeremy Corbyn used a video message to support veterans and their families who have faced multiple cutbacks to key services they rely upon. The Labour Party is pledging better pay, better accommodation and better support for veterans and their families.Corbyn stated: “We remember the many brave people from Britain and all across…

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Nurseries to grow as Labour outlines boost for families

09 Nov 2019

The Labour Party has announced an ambitious £1 billion investment plan to reverse savage Tory cuts to the Sure Start programme. Launched originally in 1998 Sure Start is credited with boosting improvements in childcare as well as bolstering early education, health and family support. Labour has dedicated itself to its programme with a series of…

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Tory hopeful’s Reading campaign in ruins

07 Nov 2019

Craig Morley, the Tory hopeful standing for Reading East, has faced ridicule after he mistakenly posted a picture of the ruins of Melrose Abbey in Scotland rather than Reading Abbey ruins on his homepage. Labour councillor Richard Davies said: “It would be obvious to anyone who had visited Reading Abbey ruins that that picture was…

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Berkshire fire risks continue as Rees-Mogg slammed over Grenfell

06 Nov 2019

Recent news that a third of public buildings and flats checked by Berkshire fire services failed to meet fire safety standards have further highlighted the callous attitude of senior Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg who stated the victims of the Grenfell fire lacked “common sense.” Berkshire’s firefighting service carried out 1,137 audits of properties in 2018-19 with…

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Labour pledge on homes sweet homes

04 Nov 2019

Homes should be safe and warm for families and not damage the environment for future generations, the Labour Party has stated. The party says that at the December 2019 election there is a clear choice and that “this is our last chance to take action to protect future generations or allow the Tories to accelerate…

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Tories’ scandalous record on health

04 Nov 2019

Freedom of Information data obtained by the Labour Party has revealed a huge increase in the number of cancelled operations due to staffing issues and equipment failures. Under the Tories, patients are waiting longer for vital care with the future of the NHS likely to be decided at the December 2019 General Election. Labour is…

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Junior doctor slams Boris Johnson over NHS

04 Nov 2019

Julia Simons, a trainee doctor at Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge, last week challenged Tory leader Boris Johnson stating: “We know the NHS is being privatised even if it’s not explained in explicit terms.” The young medic’s public challenge came shortly before Johnson was filmed being booed by staff and members of the public outside the…

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We’re gearing up for a general election!

30 Oct 2019

Reading East is already Labour and Reading West has become a marginal … let’s get out there and take our campaign to the people of Reading … can you help? If you are ready to campaign for a transformative Labour Government between now and December 12th, fill in the form and we’ll be in touch!

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