Reading & District Labour Party

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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Conference Update – Sunday 22 Sept

23 Sep 2019

Update from Conference, Sunday 22nd September … This morning opened with a long debate on rebuilding Britain’s Public Services and speakers addressed the devastating injustices and Labour’s humane solutions in the areas of education, health and social care.   Angela Rayner was up first, outlining the changes Labour would make in education, with many announcements received…

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Conference Update – Saturday 21 Sept

23 Sep 2019

Update from Conference, Saturday 21st September … The main agenda item on Saturday was the priorities ballot where delegates and affiliates voted to decide which motions  to debate from a long list.  Helen and I met to agree which 10 motions to support and voted for the following which are NOT listed in order of…

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National Campaign Day

23 Sep 2019

We will be door knocking and delivering leaflets and making phone calls across Reading East and West as part of our national campaign day. Join us as we take to the streets on the Saturday following Labour Party Conference Come along to the Reading and District Labour Party office on Portman Road to join a…

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Prominent Figures from every continent pledged their support to join the Climate Strikes on Friday 20th September. Did you join them?

20 Sep 2019

Reading & District Labour Party Supported the Global Climate Strike in Reading today with Trade Unions and other organisations joining school children from across the area. Those attending the march in Reading were responding to a call from Greta Thunberg and her student comrades for adults to join them in a world-wide #Strike4Climate on Friday…

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STOP THE COUP – JOIN THE PROTEST

29 Aug 2019

Tuesday 3rd September, from 5pm at Reading Town Hall, RG1 1DA Boris Johnson has shut down parliament ahead of forming his new Government, removing the opportunity for parliament to debate and pushing us towards a damaging no deal brexit. “The prorogation of Parliament is deeply irresponsible and is a direct challenge to MPs from all parties…

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