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Richard Benyon MP welcomes the opening of SSE's Warm Home Discount Scheme

Richard Benyon has welcomed the news that SSE’s Warm Home Discount scheme is now open for applications from those on low incomes, and vulnerable customers, to receive assistance with their winter fuel bill, including credit towards winter fuel bills, debt relief, free energy efficient appliances and benefit entitlement checks.   

Conservatives slam undemocratic Liberal U-turn

Conservatives at West Berkshire Council last night slammed Liberals for opposing a report that will allow residents to have their say as to where new housing might be allocated, resulting from the coalition government’s planning policy requirements. 

Politics Unplugged Event

Local MP, Richard Benyon, will be hosting an informal Q & A session at St George's Hall, Andover Road, Newbury on Thursday 10th July from 7.30 - 8.30 pm.

Richard Benyon MP 'encouraged' following meeting with Transport Secretary

Following a meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, to discuss the electrification of the Great Western Main Line beyond Newbury to Hungerford and Bedwyn, both Newbury MP Richard Benyon, and Deviizes MP, Claire Perry, were encouraged that the Secretary of State would consider their argument going forward.

Richard Benyon MP welcomes Enham Futures

Richard Benyon, today welcomed the launch of Enham Futures, a new employment skills programme which aims to support people with disabilities into sustained paid jobs. Enham Futures marks the start of a new partnership between the Enham Trust and Remploy.