On Friday 22 April Rob joined the staff and children of the Wigwam Day Nursery in Fatherson Road, East Reading to celebrate two recent awards. The Reading based nursery has received ‘Outstanding’ award from the national Children’s Food Trust and ‘Gold’ from the Investors In People.
Rob has written to Reading Borough Council urging swift remedial action to address the serious safety concerns at Palmer Park Sports Stadium that have resulted in its temporary closure.
The letter from the independent school standards body, OFSTED, is shocking to read. Fewer than a quarter of Reading children on Free School Meals are achieving 5 A* to C GCSEs. The deterioration in standards has sparked a measured organisation like OFSTED to write to the Council in the most devastating terms I have ever seen.
Rob Wilson MP has welcomed the launch of the Conservative Government’s new National Living Wage – giving a big boost to the lowest-paid in Reading East.
Rob visited Bunzl Lockhart to speak to its Business apprentices to help raise awareness of apprenticeships in the Reading area, organised by local training provider Chiltern Training, to celebrate the ninth annual National Apprenticeship Week.
Rob visited local business, Bullitt Group Ltd, a global technology firm with its Head Office in Reading East, to learn more about its Cat S60 phone, which last month won two 'Best of Mobile World Congress 2016' prizes.
Rob visited the Step into Reading 2050 exhibition outside Reading Station to explore ideas and share views on the future of Reading. The two day exhibition visited Reading Station and Broad Street to share ideas with the public about the future for Reading.
Rob Wilson MP has welcomed the announcements in the Budget that are centred on ensuring prosperity and securing Britain’s economic future.
Rob joined budding entrepreneurs at the PopUp Business School to explore a few less traditional approaches to building a successful start-up business.
Rob visited Thames River Cruise at its Pipers Island berth, to demonstrate his support for the tourism industry in Reading East as part of English Tourism Week, which was celebrated from 5 - 13 March.