Update from your MP

Recent months have seen more and more good statistics on the economy. Record number of new jobs in the private sector, record numbers of new businesses being registered, higher than expected growth figures - the list goes on. I know there are still massive problems to overcome and no one is being complacent.

West Berkshire Council Executive Reshuffle

The Leader of West Berkshire Council, Cllr. Gordon Lundie has announced a reshuffle to the Council's Executive. Cllr. Graham Jones is standing down in order to take up a part time position with the NHS.  

More misleading Liberal Democrat Statements

More Misleading Liberal Democrat statementsThe Conservative leadership at West Berkshire Council are again warning people not to accept statements put out by Liberal  Democrat politicians at face value.

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.