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House of Commons to hold one-minute silence to honour Reading terror attack victims

Phil Creighton
PARLIAMENT is to hold a minute’s silence in honour of the three people who were killed in the terrorist attack in Reading. The speaker of...
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Campaigners hold virtual march in bid to save Reading Gaol

Jess Warren
CAMPAIGNERS re-imagined their latest protest to save the Reading Gaol from development by holding a virtual march. Originally, supporting residents planned to march through Reading...
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TONY JOHNSON: Democracy going digital – a reflection on the general election 2019

Tony Johnson
This week’s commentary takes a mixed look at the General Election, the campaigns, results and reasons – particularly in the light of the ‘surprise result’....
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VOTE 2019: YouGov poll suggests Reading East and Wokingham will be tight races (Bracknell and Maidenhead less so)

Phil Creighton
A NEW poll issued tonight appears to confirms that both Reading East and Wokingham are tight contests in the 2019 General Election...
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Reading East candidate Craig Morley welcomes plans to increase rail capacity to Paddington

Phil Creighton
A CONSERVATIVE candidate has welcomed plans to increase capacity on one of the busiest commuter lines.  Craig Morley, who is standing for the party in...
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Why does Wokingham borough have four MPs (including former Prime Minister Theresa May)?

Phil Creighton
Wokingham parliamentary constituency might share its name with Wokingham borough unitary authority and Wokingham town, but all three are completely different. It’s easy to confuse...
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Reading East parliamentary candidate backs deselection for any Conservative MP voting against Johnson

Phil Creighton
As Parliament prepares for a series of crunch votes this week, the Conservative candidate for Reading East has said it is right to deselect any...
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Reading East election candidate makes call for 1,000 new police officers

Phil Creighton
Craig Morley, the new Conservative parliamentary candidate for Reading East, is calling for at least 1,000 extra police officers in the Thames Valley....