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Reading University Labour Society gets record number of students signed up

11 Oct 2017

Ellie Emberson along with Ben Perry went to the Reading University Freshers Fayre where over 150 students signed up to the Labour Society. Reading Young Labour joined with the society and hopes to build on the relationship with socials to be planned for the future!  

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Reading Young Labour has its first meeting

11 Oct 2017

Saturday 30 September young members from across Reading came together to discuss issues that mattered to them.   They spoke about what made them join the Labour Party and how to engage other young members. Watch this space for more details!

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World Mental Health Day

10 Oct 2017

It’s World Mental Health Day today and I’m sat in a rather lovely room in the Royal College of GPs with my union Unite.   This weekend I was representing Reading in Düsseldorf and last night I was in a meeting as I will be tomorrow and Thursday. I choose to be this busy; being…

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Work Mental Health Day at Madejski Stadium

10 Oct 2017

A number of local Labour Members attending a great event for mental health issues in young children today for World Mental Health Day. Along with other Reading Residents, the event sought to  spread awareness about mental health issues among young children and adults at Madejski Stadium. Over 400 school children attended this event and everyone…

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World mental health day – yes it is political

10 Oct 2017

Today is World Mental Health Day and later in the week I’ll be speaking at two community events to help break down the stigma associated with discussing our mental health.   However we also need to make sure that we reflect this in the work place, including our public services. We all know that workers…

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Minster Ward Canvass

08 Oct 2017

Another successful canvass this morning – this time in Minster Ward. Councillors and supports alike were out in force to discuss Labour Policy and local issues with residents. As well as being a very productive morning, a number of the team rather enjoyed being threatened by a resident shouting that he would “set his cats…

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Glaring Need for Council Housing

07 Oct 2017

My first reaction to hearing that Theresa May plans to talk about needing to increase council house building in her speech today was a hollow laugh. Throughout the general election campaign housing and the glaring need for council housing came up in my home of Reading West and in the seat I was lucky to…

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