Category Archives: Wokingham and West Berkshire Issues

Response from Tesco

I recently attended Tesco’s Centenary reception in Parliament on 3 July. I took the opportunity to raise a number of points about the Wokingham store. I have now received the enclosed reply:

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Winnersh Post Office

I have been told by the Post Office that the Winnersh office “is temporarily closed for operational reasons” They have not given me any more details or any indication of when they will be able to resume their service. I have urged them to restore it as soon as possible.

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Bohunt School

Congratulations to Bohunt School of Wokingham on its first OFSTED report since its opening in 2016. It received an overall ‘good’ rating with ‘outstanding’ ratings for leadership, management, personal development and welfare. The report particularly mentioned the pupils’ close engagement with learning, great pride in their school and excellent behaviour in and out of lessons. […]

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Aircraft noise in Wokingham

I recently asked a Parliamentary Question about aircraft noise in Wokingham and what is being done to mitigate the impact of this. I have now received an answer from the Government: Question: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to limit aircraft noise over Wokingham constituency. (270234) Tabled […]

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Aircraft noise over Wokingam

I have submitted more evidence to the recent Heathrow consultation about the need to reduce aircraft noise, and have received an answer to my recent Parliamentary Question:   To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to limit aircraft noise over Wokingham constituency. (270234) Tabled on: 27 June 2019 […]

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Meeting with Environmental lobby last week

I have heard from three constituents who say they were greatly delayed trying to get to the lobby last week. I am sorry the Commons authorities were unable to help people get in more quickly. I felt I needed to make the agreed time and place for the appointment, and was told by the constituent […]

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Visit to High Close School

I visited High Close School Wokingham at their request on Friday 28th June. I was pleased to see the good work they are doing with children with a range of special educational needs. It was particular pleasure to meet Teresa Mason, one of their teachers who has won an award for excellence in Special Needs […]

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Visit to Loddon Valley Police HQ

I went to see the Superintendent responsible for our area at the Loddon HQ of Thames Valley Police on Friday. We reviewed the position on visible policing, drug dealing, anti social behaviour, modern slavery, domestic violence, internet crime and motoring offences. I took several questions on behalf of local Councillors.

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Interview by Emmbrook pupils

Two Emmbrook pupils attended my surgery today and interviewed me on the topic of school funding for their media studies work. They were  most professional camera crew and interviewers, who wanted to know what I had done and what more I would do to secure more cash for their school. I explained the campaign I […]

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Heathrow consultation

I attended the Heathrow consultation at Parliament this week. I renewed my lobbying concerning excessive plane noise when the wind comes from the east following changes to flight routes in 2014. The airport said they would be consulting again about the noise issue later this year and were working on ways of abating noise. They […]

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