• Conference 2017

    Conference 2017

    This Labour Party Conference proved to be very exciting and energising. Nicki Waugh and I joined the 1500 delegates that filled the hall.
    It was a privilege to be part of this conference; to listen to the shadow cabinet ministers – so impassioned about their areas of responsibility and so determined to bring about change.
    It was energising and so full of optimism…

  • Labour’s Budget Speech 2017

    Labour’s Budget Speech 2017

    This budget has been forced upon the Council by the tactical decisions of central government. […] But this government is very astute. When the quality of life of residents is badly affected, Westminster will be able to say- it is because of decisions made by your local councillors. […] Perhaps local councils should make more of a fuss.

  • Response to Budget Consultation 2017

    Response to Budget Consultation 2017

    I fully understand the financial predicament of Local Councils following the central government’s complete withdrawal of the Revenue Support grant by 2020; for Bracknell Forest- a hole of £23.5m. I also appreciate all the work being done in the Transformation Teams to identify savings by considering different ways of delivering service.

  • Spring 2017 Newsletter

    Spring 2017 Newsletter

    Your Labour Neighbour ~ The Refugee Crisis ~ Police & Crime Commissioner ~ Council Cuts Challenged ~ General Election ~ Housing and Homelessness ~ Academisation of our Schools ~ Free money for Schools and Charities ~ Calendar

  • Executive Statement: Budget Consultation 2016/2017 – Further Savings

    Executive Statement: Budget Consultation 2016/2017 – Further Savings

    This radical and sudden rethink of policy at the most senior level of the Conservative Party calls in to question policy as enacted by Conservatives at a local level.

The biggest political movement in Britain with over 500,000 members.
The second biggest vote winners in Bracknell and the official opposition party here.

Election Results

> 30.2% vote share and +13.3% gain in 2017 General Election.

> Won Reading Borough Council
(31 Seats) and Slough Borough Council
(12 out of the 14 Seats).

> Increased vote share in Thames
Valley Police Commissioner elections
(46% LAB).

> Won the London Assembly (12 Seats) and the Welsh Assembly for the 5th time (29 Seats).

> New city mayors in London, Salford, Liverpool and Bristol.

> 13 Labour Police Commissioners elected nationwide (3 gains from CON)

> 1326 Councillors elected nationwide controlling 58 Councils.

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