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Richard Benyon MP welcomes Prime Minister's pledge to cut taxes for the hardworking people of West Berkshire

Richard Benyon has welcomed the Prime Minister’s final speech to the Conservative Party Conference, before next year’s General Election.In his speech, the Prime Minister announced that a future Conservative government will give 30 million people a tax cut. He pledged that, by the end of the next Parliament, the tax free Personal Allowance will increase from its current level of £10,000 to £12,500. He also announced the Higher Rate Threshold, at which people start paying 40 per cent tax, will be increased from £41,865 to £50,000. 

Richard Benyon to host an open surgery at Sainsburys, Newbury

Member of Parliament, Richard Benyon, will be holding an open surgery for constituents at Sainsbury’s supermarket in Newbury, this coming Friday from 10:00 – 12:00.

Richard said: “Open surgeries are a great way for people who have an issue, or an opinion on a particular topic, to voice it without having to pick up the ‘phone, type an e-mail, or book for a more formal appointment at my office.”

Richard Benyon MP set to discuss the Gaza crisis with constituents

Member of Parliament, Richard Benyon, will be hosting a public meeting, open to all constituents, this coming Monday at Newbury Town Hall, to discuss the ongoing situation in Gaza.
Announcing the meeting, Richard said: “The crisis unfolding between the Israelis and the Palestinians is utterly deplorable and one which my constituents and the nation care deeply about.”