Katesgrove Lib Dems have been working closely with local businesses and residents over proposals to turn the old HSBC bank into a Tesco Express. The plans are to build over the car park at the rear and into the street
The Government has announced that the Pupil Premium will be extended to cover any child that has been registered for Free School Meals (FSM) in the past six years. For 2012-13, the Premium will be worth £1.25 billion in total.
Greater Reading Liberal Democrats have selected Reading residents Janel Blattler, James Moore and Meri O’Connell to stand as candidates in Katesgrove, Redlands and Tilehurst wards in the Reading Borough Council elections in 2012. Their selection follows individual decisions by councillors
Councils across England received a cash boost as Liberal Democrat Communities Minister Andrew Stunell announced funding each authority would receive from the New Homes Bonus. The money means councils are rewarded for building new homes and bringing empty homes back
Below is published in full an e-mail from Daisy Benson, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, to Penny Henrion, Chair of Berkshire West PCT. Dear Penny, I was disappointed to read that Berkshire West PCT was placed 93rd out of
Originally published by Catherine Bearder MEP Chocolate maker Nestlé has pledged to clampdown on children working on cocoa farms supplying its factories. Catherine Bearder, MEP for the South East, welcomed news the global food giant will work with the Fair Labour
Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has announced a £1 billion pound Youth Contract to tackle youth unemployment, which aims to ensure that all jobless young people are earning or learning again before long-term damage is done.
Liberal Democrats on Reading Borough Council have today written to the Government calling on them to rethink their decision to cut solar feed-in tariffs. Cllr Ricky Duveen, Lib Dem Environment Spokesperson, speaking on behalf of the Lib Dem Group on
Apprenticeships have reached record highs in the academic year 2010/11, thanks to Liberal Democrats in the Coalition Government. More than 440,000 learners started an apprenticeship last year, which is an increase of 50% compared to the year before. Locally, the
Liberal Democrats in Reading have called into question Council figures showing that bus lane fines have sky-rocketed under the latest Labour administration. Labour’s assault upon Reading motorists was recently revealed in a Council report showing that the amount of bus