Local News

Safe road crossing on Dee Road - Success

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has been named Brake’s Westminster MP for September 2015, by the road safety charity Brake and Direct Line Group. The award recognises Alok Sharma’s work with parents of children at English Martyrs Catholic Primary School and St Michael’s Primary School, which has secured two zebra crossings to improve road safety around both schools.

New secondary school in West Reading - Success

“The opening of a new secondary school is fantastic news for the children and parents in my constituency and it has been an absolute joy to work with my friends at WREN in helping deliver this new school for our community. My sincere thanks and congratulations to everyone involved with the WREN project, but especially to Mischa Tytel and Nik Rusic for leading from the front.” Alok Sharma MP

Sharma welcomes comprehensive Summer Budget

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has welcomed the Summer Budget delivered today by Chancellor George Osborne, which will cut taxes for 50,312 working people in Reading West constituency and lift more than 850 people out of paying any income tax at all.

Sharma holds constructive meeting with Whitchurch Bridge Company

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, on Friday 4th April 2014, held a constructive meeting with representatives from the Whitchurch Bridge Company and their contractor Balfour Beatty, regarding the ongoing reconstruction of the Whitchurch Toll Bridge.

Sharma to join "Le Tour de Purley"

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has committed to taking on Purley’s greatest cycling challenge: “Le Tour de Purley”. Alok is collecting sponsorship money for the event, which is taking place on Sunday 27th April 2014 and is being organised by the Purley Primary School’s Parent-Teacher Association to raise money for the expansion of the school.

Sharma welcomes Crossrail extension to Reading

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has today welcomed the news announced today by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond, that Crossrail will be extended to Reading.

Government providing extra money to fix potholes

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has praised two Government initiatives, which are providing funding to local councils to fill in potholes and repair local roads.

Sharma welcomes Budget for savers, families and exporters

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has welcomed the Budget delivered today by the Chancellor, which will cut taxes for millions of working people, provide help for savers and included measures to boost business investment and Britain’s exports.