Reading East

Reading East is a constituency in Berkshire. The seat was created in 1983.

The current member of parliament is the Conservative Party’s Rob Wilson who has represented the constituents since 2005.

2010 General Election Results (Adjusted for non-voters)
Reading East

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Rob White

Rob, born in 1979, got involved in politics following the unjust invasion into Iraq in 2003 – and with the hope of making Reading a fairer, healthier, and more affordable place to live. Rob was elected as Reading’s first Green Party councillor in 2010 and since then has been involved in a number of successful campaigns:

· getting more people a Living Wage to tackle poverty

· helping put solar panels on council buildings to cut our carbon emissions

· a new secondary school for east Reading

He has been a Reading resident since 2001 and when not working hard as a councillor he can be found helping organise community litter picks.

At a time when people are fed up with the business as usual of the old, tired political parties. Rob and the Green Party offer an alternative. Action for the common good, not just the privileged few.

What is the most pressing issue in Reading?


What would you do about it?

Rob White, Green councillor and Parliamentary candidate for Reading East said: “it’s the equality stupid. Reading is a town of both great wealth and grinding poverty. One in five of our children have been kept in poverty by successive governments. That’s children going hungry, missing out on essentials such as a warm winter coat or not being able to go on a school trip.

“In Reading we have been working to tackle inequality by ensuring more people earn a Living Wage. Following our principled lobbying, for change, the council now has a Living Wage policy. If elected as an MP I would continue this work, standing up for local people. Greens would like to see the minimum wage raised to become a Living Wage of £10 per hour. We want to see policies for the common good, not just the privileged few. Vote for what you believe in.”

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