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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.

Sharma chairs Pangbourne police meeting

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, on Friday 7 March 2014, chaired a public meeting with representatives from Thames Valley Police and West Berkshire Council for Pangbourne residents.

New apprenticeships give a £2.2 million boost to businesses in Reading West

As National Apprenticeship Week begins, Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, is calling on more local business to take on an apprentice, after new research has revealed that Reading West businesses are likely to have benefited to the tune of £2.2 million from hiring new apprentices in the last year.

Sharma visits Symantec in Reading

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, on Friday 28th February 2014, made a visit to Symantec’s Reading offices to learn more about the company’s work.

Alok Sharma MP and John Howell MP hold Whitchurch Bridge meeting

Alok Sharma MP, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, and John Howell MP, the Member of Parliament for Henley, made clear to those attending a meeting on Friday 14 February to discuss Whitchurch Bridge the concern felt by residents and businesses affected by the closure of the bridge. 

Sharma praises local flood heroes in Parliament

Following his involvement in helping to co-ordinate the local response to flooding, Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, yesterday expressed his gratitude to the flood heroes that have been helping the local flood alleviation effort, during Prime Minister’s Questions.