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Letter from David Stevens, Chairman 2017

May I introduce myself as the new chairman of RECA. I was elected at the AGM on 11 March.
Many thanks to my predecessor Trevor Slack who nobly stepped into the breach last year.
 

Objections to Gladman's plans voiced by Cllr Clare Grashoff

Cllr Clare Grashoff addressed Reading Borough Council's Planning Committee on 11 January, voicing Peppard Ward residents' objections to Gladman's outline application to build 245 residential dwellings just over the borough border adjacent to Emmer Green in South Oxfordshire off the Peppard Road.

Labour Refuses to Help Save Phone Boxes

Cllr Ed Hopper (Thames Ward) has been working closely with local people and residents associations CADRA and EGRA to save a number of heritage red phone boxes across Caversham.

Helping people get on in life

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that more people are in work than ever before and wages are still rising – good news for Britain’s families.The number of people in w

David Cameron's Speech at Downing Street

Good afternoon. When I first stood here in Downing Street on that evening in May 2010, I said we would confront our problems as a country and lead people through difficult decisions so that tog

David Cameron's Last PMQ's As Prime Minister

The last thing I would say is that you can achieve a lot of things in politics. You can get a lot of things done. And that in the end, the public service, the national interest - that is what it’s all about. Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it.

Together we will build a better Britain

I am honoured and humbled to have been chosen by the Conservative Party to become its leader.I would like to pay tribute to the other candidates during the election campaign, and I would like t

Labour's Broken Promise

During his campaign for Mayor of London Sadiq Khan made a promise that was clear - I will not increase fares.And now, just 34 days after the election, Labour's Mayor of London has broken that p