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Richard Benyon MP visits St Gabriel's School

On Friday 31st Jan Richard Benyon visited St Gabriel's School in Newbury to meet students over lunch, and discuss his role as a Member of Parliament. Later Richard answered questions on lowering the voting age, women in politics and industry and a future European Referendum.

The Politics of the price of bread - Richard Benyon MP

This week I took part in a Radio 4 programme called The Long View.  It was looking at one of the first welfare schemes that was developed in 1795 in a pub called the Pelican in what was then the rurual village of Speenhamland.

Westminster Diary 13 January 2014 - Fair For All

Reform of the Welfare system is an essential, yet challenging objective.  This Government has won the intellectual argument about what a welfare system is for and how it has been going down the wrong path in recent decades

Richard Benyon MP inspects Berkshire's rivers following flooding

This afternoon, Richard visited numerous locations in the Newbury constituency to examine water levels and talk with concerned residents.In Streatley, Richard visited The Swan, a bar, restaurant and hotel situated on the riverside to discuss the potential for future flood defences with management.