Rachel is bringing up her family in Reading West and has served the community as a local councillor since 2010 as well as running an award-winning local business. In early 2018, Rachel was selected as the Labour Party’s candidate for Reading West having served as a Councillor for Whitley Ward for three terms.
A number of people have been asking Labour Councillors locally for our views on the current situation on Brexit. Below is the, text of a letter sent to the...Read More "Public letter on a public vote – from Reading Labour members"
It was bitter-sweet to see the ‘Outstanding’ Oftsted report that Reading Council’s Norcot Nusery again received this week. Maintained nursery schools like Norcot, Blagrave and...Read More "Please help Save maintained nursery schools"
Rachel was a guest speaker at the 'SME4Labour' panel discussion at the 2018 Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. This session, entitled 'How Labour Councils can...Read More "Rachel’s Labour Conference 2018 Speech: Working with SMEs"
Worrying figures released on Thursday by the Office of National Statistics reflect the rise in crime in the Thames Valley Police area which includes Reading and West...Read More "The Rise in Violent Crimes is Linked to Government Cuts to Police Numbers"
Following this week's debate in parliament I have today written to Mr Sharma MP to ask him to support the campaign to decriminalise abortion in...Read More "A letter to Mr Sharma regarding Northern Ireland"
There’s one day on which everyone in Reading West has the same...Read More "Vote 100 Reading: celebrating and campaigning from suffrage to citizenship"