Park Ward

About Park Ward

Park Ward is in the east of Reading and on the eastern boundary of Reading Borough.

To get in touch please contact secretary@readinglabour.org.uk

Ward Contacts

Contact:  readingparkwardlabour@gmail.com

2021 Local Election Candidate Amjad Tarar

Amjad Tarar is a local resident and qualified lawyer who has lived in Park Ward for many years and has been campaigning for the Labour Party in Park Ward for several years. His commitment to the local communities is very strong as shown in different ways he has been helping the residents. He holds regular surgeries to help residents with their problems and has been facilitating interfaith events to build bridges between the different faith groups and communities as he strongly supports diversity and equality.

Amjad has been helping residents to resolve issues of homelessness, domestic violence, abuse and other social and family matters. He has facilitated in the administration of food banks for those in need. Moreover, he has taken an interest in the growing mental health issues by participating in a Mental Health awareness event at Madejski Stadium. He is also very keen to support educational activities as indicated in his role as a Governor of Maiden Erlegh School Reading.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, Amjad has been raising awareness of how people can stay safe, supporting NHS frontline workers and encouraging people to stay home. He has been delivering food parcels to people in need and encouraging residents to get vaccinated.

Amjad has been campaigning to tackle environmental issues and to keep Reading clean.  For example, he has taken action to have fly-tipped rubbish removed. He is aware of local issues that residents face and wants to represent local communities by becoming a Councillor.