Labour Takes Reading To TOP FIVE On Climate Action

16 Apr 2022

Reading’s Labour Council is one of the top local authorities in the UK for tackling the Climate Emergency. We’re one of just 95 towns and cities GLOBALLY to achieve the top score in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s ‘gold standard’.

With Labour, Reading Borough Council has reduced its carbon footprint by almost 70% in just 12 years…

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Labour Delivering for Reading’s Residents

11 Apr 2022

Labour has delivered for Reading; and delivered despite Tory Government neglect. Together with residents, we have…

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Soaring childcare costs are limiting parents’ ability to work across the South East

07 Apr 2022

Labour is today warning the cost of childcare is so high that parents are having to cut down the hours they work across the South East. Labour’s new analysis shows the average family now spends nearly £824.60 more on a nursery place than they did five years ago…

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Only Reading Labour Stands Residents In All Seats At May Election

06 Apr 2022

Reading Labour are standing a full slate of 48 candidates in all seats at the forthcoming Reading Borough Council election on Thursday 5th May 2022.

Reading Labour are the only party to have Reading residents contesting every single seat…

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Reading Labour delivering Council homes across our town

05 Apr 2022

Everyone deserves a home. It’s a simple sentiment, but the state of the British housing market turns this basic need into a challenge for so many in our town…

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Reading Labour Manifesto 2022

31 Mar 2022

Find below Reading Labour’s Manifesto for the 2022 local elections in Reading Borough, held on Thursday 5th May.

The Manifesto maintains and enhances our commitments from last year – building a consistent and aspirational vision for Reading.

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Tory policies mean workers in Reading set to see real wages fall by £1,300 by 2023

30 Mar 2022

New figures published by Reading Labour today reveal the staggering hit to wages facing local people by 2023. New analysis shows the average earner in Reading will see their real earnings fall by £1,300 by 2023.

Not only will working people be hit with the biggest tax burden since the 1940s – but living standards look to plummet at the fastest rate seen since records began…

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Families in Reading face £24.9 million Conservative tax hike, £348 per worker – new analysis

08 Mar 2022

New figures released by Reading Labour reveal that families in Reading are facing a £24.9 million National Insurance Contributions [NICs] hike thanks to the latest Tory tax rise. Under the Conservatives’ plans to raise National Insurance this April, the average employee in Reading will pay an extra £348 in NICs alone.

The increase pushes taxes up to a 70-year high – and comes at a time when energy bills are set to rise by almost £700 and inflation is at a 30-year high…

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