£475,000 to tackle rough sleeping in West Berkshire

Councillor Hilary Cole, portfolio holder for Housing has welcomed news that West Berkshire Council will receive an additional £475,009 to tackle rough sleeping this year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our community.

West Berkshire welcomes government funding for A4 ROAD PROJECT

Councillor Richard Somner, portfolio holder for Transport and Countryside has welcomed news that the A4 in West Berkshire is set to receive vital upgrades thanks to a £93 million investment into the country’s roads by the Conservative Government.

Queens Speech: Social care reform

Putting social care on a sustainable footing is one of the biggest long-term challenges facing society.
The UK needs a long-term solution that will stand the test of time, and so we are committed to an ambitious three-point plan:

Queens Speech: Mental health reform

The Government needs to modernise the Mental Health Act to ensure people have greater control over their treatment and receive the dignity and respect they deserve.
People subject to the Act will receive better care and have a much greater say in that care.

50 million more appointments in GP surgeries

Summary: We’ll create 50 million more appointments in GP surgeries and have 6,000 more doctors and 6,000 extra pharmacist, physios and other primary care staff by 2024-25.


Queens Speech

When people voted in the EU referendum, they voted for a better future for this country. But years of delay and indecision by politicians means the change they hoped for hasn’t yet been delivered.