Category Archives: Wokingham and West Berkshire Issues

Membership of the Conservative party

Post the referendum there are various enquiries to join the Conservative party. All Conservative are welcome to join, and the 30 Rose Street Office would be happy to help you. I think it fair to point out that anyone joining now will not be eligible to vote in the leadership election, as you have to […]

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Letter to constituents after the Brexit vote

Dear Constituent Prosperity, not austerity, is what we need. I campaigned for that in  the General Election just over a year ago, promising to work for all my constituents, and to put more and better paid jobs at the heart of what I did for our area. I also stressed the need to help provide more […]

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Temporary cameras on the A329(M)

I have received the enclosed update from Highways England about the temporary cameras on the A329(M) and timeline for report on the junction: A329M Response.

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The murder of an MP

Today Parliament meets to commemorate the life and work of Jo Cox, and to mourn her untimely passing. Yesterday I spoke in Wokingham Market place when we met to remember the murdered MP. Sometimes you do not appreciate you have something or someone of value until they are gone. I have been very moved by […]

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Improvement Works at Wokingham Station – Local Information Drop-In Session

I have received the following letter from Network Rail about improvement works at Wokingham station. They will be holding an information session about the works on Tuesday 21 June from 3:00pm – 7:00pm at Wokingham station. 160616-Letter from Network Rail

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The Maiden Over pub site

I have been approached about the future of this site. The Council are in discussion with Tesco, the owners of the land, about their intentions for redevelopment and the provision of a  convenience store. If you wish to see faster progress or have problems with what is envisaged, please contact Tesco who need to understand […]

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Mortimer Common Post Office

I have received the following letter from the Post Office regarding the decision to move the Mortimer Common Post Office from West End Road to Budgens Stores in Victoria Road: Letter from the Post Office re Mortimer Common Post Office

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Grass cutting by Wokingham Borough Council

Some have complained to me that grass cutting has been changed in ways they do not like. The Council tell me they have let a new contract and some areas have been left to grow longer than before. Councillors are aware of the concerns in some places about the new specifications and gaps between cutting […]

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Heathrow Noise meeting

Yesterday I convened a meeting with the Chief Executive of NATs and the Chief Executive of Heathrow to discuss increased aircraft noise over Berkshire and North Surrey and the growing number of complaints it is generating.  I was joined by Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, John Howell MP, Adam Afriyie MP and Dr Philip Lee […]

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Visit to local GPs

I visited Woosehill GP surgery on Friday to discuss availability of appointments , the adequacy of funding and any plans to expand service provision. As with my recent meetings with other GPs I urged Wokingham CCG, GP practices and the Council to take advantage of the additional money now being made available for practices to […]

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