Member of Parliament for Reading West Alok is very much a local Reading man. He grew up in Earley and Whitley Wood and went to school in Reading. He was re-elected for a second term as Member of Parliament for Reading West in May 2015.
Councillor for TilehurstSandra Vickers became a councillor of Tilehurst ward in 2011, gaining the seat from Liberal Democrats with a majority of 200. Sandra has lived in Reading all her life and has raised four children and three grandchildren.