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    Question for full Council from Cllr Mary Temperton

    At full Council 16 July 2014, I raised concerns about the children in Bracknell Forest who care for their parents and siblings – Young Carers. They often have lower attendance and considerably lower GCSE achievement than their peers. There are 160 known Young Carers in Bracknell Forest. In the reply, their attendance figures were given […]

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    Great Hollands North Autumn News

    From Councillor Mary Temperton: Keeping her residents informed Dear Resident, This letter is to update you on all that has been happening during the summer months. I have continued to do regular street surgeries and I am in the Look In café every Wednesday from 12.00 until 1.00pm. The issues raised have included street lighting; […]

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    Citizens Advice: Rogue landlords paid £1.3bn from housing benefit

    An investigation by the Times has found that more than a quarter of councils in England have failed to prosecute a single rogue landlord over the past five years. Housing charity Shelter over 250,000 people live rent accommodation that is either unfit for human habitation or where they suffer exploitation or abuse from the landlord. […]

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    Crisis in youth homelessness

    The full extent of youth homelessness is more than eight times higher than the Government admits. Some 136,000 young people aged between 16 and 24 in England and Wales sought emergency housing in the past year, according to an analysis by the Centrepoint charity of 275 Freedom of Information responses from local authorities. Only 16,000 young […]

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    Jennett’s Park Newletter

    Autumn News Letter 2015 from Mary Temperton Dear Resident, This letter is to update you on all that has been happening during the summer months. I have continued to do regular street surgeries and surgeries on the first Friday of each month at the Community Centre. The issues raised have included street lighting; dogs’ mess; pavement […]

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    Coffee Morning Invitation

    10.30am TO 12 noon on Saturday 17th October at South Hill Park Arts Centre Please pop by with your families and friends at any time between 10.30am and 12 noon on Saturday 17th October, in the coffee bar at South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell. This will be a great opportunity to meet other like-minded people in an informal and […]

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    The Missing Millions

    News from Labour: One million people set to lose their votes Roy Bailey, Chair, Bracknell Constituency Labour Party Roy Bailey, Chair of the Bracnell Constituency Labour Party, responding to the news that changes in the electoral registration system mean around one million people will lose their votes, said: “The Tories have rushed through changes to […]

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    Councils to get extra refugee funding

    The government says it is extending funding for councils to “assist” with the costs of helping Syrian refugees. The UK will take in 20,000 people fleeing the war-torn country by 2020. The government initially said it would extend an existing scheme, which covers the costs of refugees for 12 months, but councils asked for more […]

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    Council Notes 15 / 07 / 15

    Bus services and school standards. Cllr. Mary Temperton’s work at Council. ~ “ What will the Council do to protect the bus services for those residents who depend on them now that First Bus is pulling out of Bracknell? ”

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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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