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24 Apr 2012

Reading Labour Manifesto Launches

I am proud to present Reading Labour's Manifesto for the May 2012 local elections.  Please click to read the full publication:

Labour’s key pledges in this election are to:
  • Fight for a new secondary school for all 11 – 18 year olds in East Reading
  • Keep Reading clean with a crackdown on graffiti and fly-tipping
  • Promote jobs and investment
  • Use the Council’s watchdog powers to stand up for the NHS
  • Protect Reading’s green spaces
  • Continue to involve the public more effectively
  • Find further efficiency savings
  • Restore free OAP bus travel from 9am
  • Protect libraries, youth clubs and children’s centres
  • Promote environmental responsibility – the Council will lead by example and encourage others
  • Create a New Local Partnership to stand up for Reading 
    Ed Miliband at the launch of Reading Labour Party's manifesto with candidates Rose Williams, Eileen McElligot, Jo Lovelock, Tony Jones, Gul Khan, Duncan Bruce, Daya Pal Singh, Liz Terry and Haji Banaras.


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