Local News

Sunday, 26 April, 2015

Rob expresses his condolences to all who have lost loved ones in Nepal and assures those with family there that the British Government is acting to send help.

Saturday, 25 April, 2015

Rob has hit out at the local organisers of a petition that claims the NHS is at risk from budget cuts, privatisation and the TTIP trade agreement.

Wednesday, 22 April, 2015

Rob has welcomed new figures showing 1,444 fewer people in Reading East claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 - a 62 per cent drop.

Tuesday, 21 April, 2015

Since first being elected as the Reading East MP in 2005 I have led the way to secure over £1.5 billion Government investment for vital infrastructure in Reading East.

Friday, 17 April, 2015

My vision for the future of education in Reading East is one of real choice and diversity for parents and families, with access to excellent academic, vocational or technical learning.

Tuesday, 14 April, 2015

Rob welcomes today's Conservative manifesto pledges and is delighted to see that the Conservative Party has once again demonstrated its commitment to working people.

Saturday, 11 April, 2015

See Rob's short video about his commitment to the local NHS. A vote for the Conservative Party is a vote for a protected and well-funded NHS on which we can all depend.

Monday, 6 April, 2015

The election campaign has been in full swing this week following the dissolution of Parliament and Rob has been out and about in Reading East, knocking on doors and speaking to local residents. He has been greatly encouraged by the reaction on the doorstep and found strong support from residents for Conservative policies.

Friday, 27 March, 2015

Extra government funds have been announced this week to ensure that Reading’s schools have the facilities to deliver the best education, so that pupils can fulfil their potential and get on in life.

Thursday, 26 March, 2015

Today's "Week in Politics" column in the Reading / Woodley Chronicle is my last before the General Election in May, so it is a time for review and reflection before the month long rush of the campaign.