Reading Election Campaign Round-Up

Reading East has a new Labour MP! This is an excellent outcome as Reading wasn’t considered a marginal. Positive news for Reading West too where the Tory majority was halved. Momentum activists have been very busy joining the Reading & District Labour Party on the campaign trail in both Reading…

Election day.

To Momentum Reading members and supporters, I’ve been the social media manager for Momentum Reading since the organisation came into existence last August. It’s been an absolute pleasure to meet people passionately campaigning for a socialist government. I hope that you’ve found the Momentum Reading Facebook page and blog informative and…

Final Weekend Push!

It’s the last weekend before Election day and the polls are looking good! Corbyn did far better than May in the debate and Reading is looking redder by the minute. Labour and Momentum members will be out across the country delivering leaflets and we’ll be doing our part in Reading….

Rob Wilson, Conservative candidate for Reading East

Conservative MP for Reading East Rob Wilson (photo credits: Social Enterprise UK). Rob Wilson has been the MP for Reading East for the last 12 years and is standing for election again in 10 days time. During his time in parliament Rob Wilson has been responsible for handing money raised from…

Residents view on the NHS and Healthcare

The NHS; a great socialist achievement Like many people round the country I felt emotional and proud as I watched the celebration of our NHS at the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony; one of the great social, and socialist, achievements of the last 100 years. Labour created a system where good…

First time canvassing and leafleting in Reading

This weekend Momentum members in Reading were out in the community canvassing and leafleting as part of the Labour Party election campaign. For many of us it was our first time, and we know many of you may be in the same boat, so we wanted to share our experience…

Residents View on Education

Yes we need, public and universal education! Save our schools!!! The phrase “We don’t need no education” keeps going around in my mind when I see the local schools’ situation. Have the Tories taken this literally? It is becoming increasingly common to see primary or secondary schools in Reading asking…

Canvassing: How you can help Labour in Reading.

Over the coming weeks Labour will be making the most of our best resource, members and volunteers like you, to get out the message on how a Labour government will serve the many, not the few, across the whole country. If you are a new member, and need some help…

Placard Making in Whitley

Last Saturday, some of us met up in Whitley to make placards for the upcoming May Day Rally. We made quite a few so they’ll be some to share around.