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Our schools under pressure

28 Jul 2017

A key concern raised time and again during the general election was the cuts in real terms to school budgets. Up and down the country parents and guardians expressed increasing concern that their children’s education was being compromised by austerity led cuts eating into the education budget. The Government has cut school funding by £2.8 billion since…

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Redlands Matters – Summer 2017

27 Jul 2017

News from Redlands Labour Party

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Speaking with the community in Whitley

24 Jul 2017

A few dedicated Labour members were once again out on Sunday afternoon speaking with residents about every issue they face as a citizen of our town. Conversations with residents ranged from discussing vacant council properties and drug dealing, to contemplating the pro’s and cons of buying a second hand car the perils of having a…

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A well deserved rest after a morning campaigning

22 Jul 2017

Woodley and Whitegates Branch Labour Party were out in force today, joined by Matt Rodda MP! After a wet and windy morning campaigning the team enjoyed teas and coffees in Woodley town centre.  

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Cllr Rachel Eden at WhitFest

22 Jul 2017

Whitfest Posted by Rachel Eden Labour Councillor for Whitley ward on Saturday, 22 July 2017

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Enduring the rain to fight for Reading

22 Jul 2017

Even in this mornings horrible weather Labour were out all over Reading, talking to residents about the issue that are important to them. Taking a break from his busy life as an MP, Matt Rodda joined a host of Labour members to engage with the community. If you are interested in joining Labour or would…

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Matt Rodda’s Maiden Speech in Parliament

21 Jul 2017

Matt Rodda has made his maiden speech in Parliament as the MP for Reading East.   Please click here to watch the full speech on Parliament.tv.    Alternatively, please view the full transcript below: Matt Rodda (Reading East) (Lab) I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) and I welcome…

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Heritage Lottery Fund to Reading for their away day

20 Jul 2017

Reading Borough Council, the University of Reading and Reading UK CIC welcomed a group from the Heritage Lottery Fund to Reading for their away day. The focus of the first half of the day was their new Great Place scheme https://www.greatplacescheme.org.uk.This is the first time they have run the scheme, which is partnered by the…

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