Local News

Thursday, 30 July, 2015

Rob has welcomed the announcement made today by Railways Minister, Claire Perry, that First Great Western (FGW) trains running through Reading will be upgraded in 2018.

Wednesday, 22 July, 2015

On Friday 17th July Rob visited Earley St Peter’s Church of England Aided Primary School, for a tour of the school’s new Learning Bus from head teacher Mrs Wooller.


Tuesday, 21 July, 2015

Rob visited the new headquarters of ReadiFood run by the Faith Christian Group which has provided an emergency food parcel service for the poor, needy and homeless in Reading for over 20 years.

Tuesday, 21 July, 2015

On Friday Rob met with newly elected Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Reading, Adrian Rodriguez to discuss his local and national campaigns.

Tuesday, 14 July, 2015

Rob receives news of the decision taken by the University of Reading about the School of Systems Engineering. Rob had visited to seek assurances on the future of computer science and engineering.

Tuesday, 14 July, 2015

Rob has welcomed the news that from this Friday, minimum prison sentences for offenders who repeatedly carry knives will come into effect – helping our communities to be safer and more secure.

Monday, 13 July, 2015

Rob has welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget, which outlined the new Conservative Government’s plans to ensure security and prosperity for working people.

Thursday, 9 July, 2015

Inconveniencing the commuting public in this way is simply wrong and will cause chaos. As ever it will be the passengers who will suffer most,

Wednesday, 8 July, 2015

Shoppers travelling to and from the Tesco Extra superstore on Napier Road can now do so safely thanks to the installation of a new pedestrian crossing and the painting of designated lanes for drivers.

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015

Rob has responded to allegations about alleged negligent and inadequate performance on the part of South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) in their running of the NHS 111 telephone service.