Demo this Saturday 7 September

This Saturday we'll be demoing with Reading Greens and Berkshire for Europe against Brexit and the prorogation of Parliament by Boris.

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Lib Dems reveal extent of 'criminal' Tory police cuts

Liberal Democrat analysis of new Home Office figures, published this week, has revealed that the Conservative Government cut funding to Thames Valley Police by 5.8% in real terms between 2015-16 and 2019-20.

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Our 2019 Local Election Candidates

Our candidates for the 2019 Local Elections in Reading, with a message from them to voters sent recently to the Reading Chronicle.

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Tories condemned for slashing local special needs budget by almost £3.9m

The Liberal Democrats have today condemned the Conservative Government for slashing Reading Borough Council's budget for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by £3,500 per pupil in real terms since 2015 (a total cash shortfall of almost £3.9 million), resulting in a loss of specialist provision.

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Reading Lib Dems launch 2019 Local Election Manifesto

Reading Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto of priorities for the upcoming 2019 Local Elections.

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Lib Dems warn of a "postcode lottery" for health checks

The Liberal Democrats have today warned of a “postcode lottery” as official figures reveal only 52% people in Reading have been offered a health check over the last 5 years, significantly below the national average of 85.21%.

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A Holiday in the Library

Services in Caversham that support families have been hit hard in recent years. Our children’s centres have closed, and our schools are not properly funded. Other crucial services used by families such as buses and libraries have been cut.

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Palmer Park Consultation

We welcome the publication of the RBC proposals to develop and improve the Palmer Park recreation complex, a major leisure facility for East Reading. You can find full details of the proposal on the Council’s website here. The consultation ends on Friday 22 February.

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Caversham buses underfunded by the Council - then cut

The bus services in Caversham keep getting cut on the grounds of unprofitability, but new information indicates that Reading Borough Council may be at least partially responsible for the funding shortfall.

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Two-thirds of plastic in packaging pots and trays unrecyclable

Manufacturers must scrap the “smorgasbord” of plastics which are used in packaging for key foods so that councils can reduce waste sent to landfill and increase recycling, local Lib Dems are warning.

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