On Thursday 23rd May Rob met with Mark Hopwood, Managing Director of First Great Western and Bill Henry, Network Rail’s Programme Director at Reading Station to discuss the problems his Reading East constituents have been experiencing at the new station development.
Rob said: "It is interesting that a Labour Council is asking a Conservative-led Government to deliver what the last Labour Government failed to do."
Like I did at the second reading of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill in February of this year, I chose again to register my abstention on the Bill at the third reading – the final stage before the Bill is sent to the House of Lords
Today Rob welcomed the news from the Department for Education that ‘The Heights Primary School’ would be given the go ahead to open in September 2014.
Rob joined members of the Plymouth Christian Brethren to join Pie Day, which took place in their Gospel Hall on Redland’s Road.
On Friday 17th May Rob visited Caversham Park Primary school to support Sainsbury’s Active Kids 2013 and join in with a sports session.
Rob praised local residents’ work to save the Potter Flower Bee - the area’s ‘iconic’ bee
To celebrate the launch of Carers Week, 10-16 June 2013, local MP, Rob has joined forces with actress Lynda Bellingham, to recognise the contribution that carers in Reading East make on a daily basis.
Rob Wilson for Reading East, is backing The National Autistic Society’s (NAS) new campaign aimed at improving support for adults with autism in Reading East and across England.
Whilst the media reports hype up splits and differences at Government level, it is sometimes easy to lose sight of all the excellent work that is going on which is already making a huge difference to people within local communities – not least in my Reading East constituency.