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Delight at by-election Victory

There was delight when Conservatives at West Berkshire Council learned that James Podger, a local businessman from Hungerford, had secured a well earned victory in a tightly contested by-election on Thursday 15th Augustbrought about by the untimely death of Cllr. David Holtby.

Hungerford by-election - Good Local Debate

At a political meeting last night for all four candidates in the Hungerford by-election on 15th August 2013, local Conservative candidate James Podger displayed an excellent grasp of local issues in answering a range of questions from local residents.

Conservatives invest in the future of John O'Gaunt School

As part of a review of education in Hungerford the Conservative administration will be bringing forward a plan for significant investment - both capital and revenue - that will allow the local school to reach the next stage on their journey towards educational excellence.

Conservatives recommend action to stop insensitve parking

Conservative Members of West Berkshire Council are recommending action is taken following concerns about insensitive parking in Hungerford. Conservative Ward Member Paul Hewer first raised the matter with the Highways Department as soon as the matter was mentioned to him and is hopeful that a local solution can now be found.

Benyon to stand again for MP

Richard Benyon gained the unanimous support of West Berkshire Conservatives to stand for re-election as Newbury's MP

Lundie slams Lib Dem's duplicity

At a meeting last night to set West Berkshire Council’s budget, incredulity turned into anger when it became apparent that the Liberal Democrats had attempted to conceal the amount of financial reserves needed to balance the books in their proposed amendment to the Conservative budget.

Richard Benyon MP

I am so grateful for your continued support for the Party in West Berkshire.