Category Archives: Wokingham and West Berkshire Issues

Building for the future charity wins Queen’s award

It was a great pleasure to attend the ceremony for the Queen’s award to the children and young people’s charity based in Toutley Road. I Am full of praise for the work of the organisers and volunteers, and thrilled for them that they have been recognised by this national award.

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Who should be the next PM

I am consulting members of the Wokingham Conservative Association about our next leader and would be happy to hear your view.

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The annual Horticultural Society awards

It was my pleasure to go to the St Paul’s Parish Rooms last  Saturday to present cups and prizes to exhibitors. There were some magnificent blooms, vegetables and floral displays. This has not been an easy growing season, with too much cold and wet weather. Nonetheless local gardeners managed to produce some high quality and […]

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Parliament condemns racial abuse and violence

There have been unwelcome reports of more racial abuse and violence in various places around the UK. I joined others in Parliament this week to hear the Minister condemn it roundly, and promise further measures to deter and punish those who are involved. The issue united the House, with all of us wishing to reassure […]

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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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