Richard Benyon Hosts Loneliness & Isolation Summit In Newbury

Aware of the shocking statistics on the impact of loneliness and social isolation on health and well-being, Richard joined forces with the Volunteer Centre (VCWB) and Connecting Communities in Berkshire (CCB) to host a conference on how to tackle this issue at Fair Close on Friday 8th February.

Priors Court Tragedy

Newbury MP, Richard Benyon, has sent his deepest condolences to the staff and young people in their care at Priors Court following the fatal accident on the M4 yesterday.

Richard said:

Work Continues on Safety Recommendations for the A34

Following the meeting in January at Westminster organised by local MPs with Roads Minister, Jesse Norman, and Highways England, the Minister has now confirmed that further development work has been authorised on the improvements proposed in the Safety Review.

Richard Benyon Puts The Record Straight Over Free School Meals

On Tuesday this week, MPs voted on a new eligibility criteria for free school meals. Under new regulations, the Government estimates that by 2022 around 50,000 more children will benefit from a free school meal, compared to the previous benefits system.