£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.

Meet Amanda Milling, our new Co-Chairman

I’m Amanda Milling – MP for Cannock Chase and the new Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party. My job is to help to deliver on the people’s priorities.

Employment hits record high

New jobs figures today show that employment is at a record high – with more people in work than ever before –and unemployment is at its lowest since 1974.

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.