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Matt Rodda gives comment on the Budget in Parliament

23 Nov 2017

READING EAST MP Matt Rodda gave comment in the House of Commons on the Annual Budget Statement delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Referring particularly to the issues of housing, infrastructure and public sector pay, Matt also commented that the Budget failed to deliver on the pause and fix of Universal Credit which is…

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Matt Rodda opposed school cuts in Reading and Woodley

22 Nov 2017
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Transgender Day of Remembrance

20 Nov 2017

So it’s Transgender Day of Remembrance today. It’s hard to put into words how this day makes me feel. I have a few issues with it, but it also stirs up many feelings. Remorse definitely that so many people have lost their lives and the number is growing rather than reducing. But also anger. That…

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New Members Welcome Reception

20 Nov 2017

It was fantastic to see a good mix of long time members and some new members chatting and getting to know each other at our new members welcome reception.   The event kicked off with informal networking and the opportunity to speak with Matt Rodda MP, lead Councillors, some of our newly selected candidates for…

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Reading Labour Women Go to Parliament.

20 Nov 2017

On Wednesday 15 November, Reading Labour Women were the guests of Matt Rodda MP at the House’s of Parliament. Matt’s Office organised a great tour for us from the amazing Helen McIver who had been a parliamentary secretary for 35 years. Sh be was a fantastic story teller who gave us a riveting history lesson…

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Park Voice – November 2017

15 Nov 2017
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We’ve proven we are ready, now give us the vote

27 Oct 2017

  A week today a private members bill will go into its second reading. Labour’s Jim McMahon MP is proposing the ‘Young People’s Enfranchisement and Education Bill’ which will see the voting age lowered to 16. He collaborated with Oldham Youth Council to create the Bill. At present 314 MPs support extending the franchise to…

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Young members meet before All Members Meeting

21 Oct 2017
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