Judith Bunting at Park House School, Newbury, during the recent election campaign. With Ian Millar, Head of Physics. This week West Berkshire Council announced plans for financial "task forces" to be sent into the district's struggling schools to help heads manage their budgets. They are also threatening to charge any school that requires 'the task … Continue reading School cuts – West Berkshire Council proposes charging schools who need help
Support in Newbury constituency for Liberal Democrat candidate Judith Bunting has grown significantly since the 2015 election. Polling 13,019 votes in last week's June 8th General Election, Judith's share of the vote soared from 15 per cent to 21 per cent. Commenting on result, Sue Farrant, Chair of the General Election campaign in Newbury said: … Continue reading General election June 2017: Comment on results
The Lib Dems have warned that Tory plans to scrap free school lunches, in favour of free breakfasts, is an uncosted scheme that will put pressure on barely managing families and schools, as well as contributing to the issue of childhood obesity. The Conservative manifesto pledges to scrap universal free school lunches for primary school … Continue reading Free school breakfasts scheme an uncosted blow to schools, families and children
More than 50 business leaders have backed the Lib Dems as the only party which is “speaking for the majority of Britons” by campaigning to stay in the European single market, saying that the Conservatives policy on Brexit is bad for business, bad for the economy and against the wishes of the majority of Britons. … Continue reading Business leaders clear that Tory policy on Brexit is against wishes of majority
West Berks Lib Dems are hosting a 'Pushchairs & Politics' event on Wednesday 31st May (half term week) in Victoria Park, giving families and those with small children a chance to come and meet Judith Bunting and ask any questions they may have. Judith's team have had feedback, from lots of people with small children, … Continue reading Pushchairs & Politics
The Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto plans today for a brighter future, with pledges to reverse Conservative cuts and increase funding for the NHS, schools and police.
Judith Bunting supports the Mencap Campaign for Easy Read manifestos for the 2017 General Election. Over 1.4 million people in the UK have a learning disability.
Our campaign HQ is now open at 38a Bartholomew St, Newbury RG14 5LL. Campaign HQ will be open most days Monday-Saturday until polling day. Please call ahead on 07508 186788 before making a special trip.
#YourVoiceMatters This General Election is the Best Thing for Britain. It Gives us a Chance for Change. The Conservatives are hell bent on a ‘hard Brexit’. We now understand the future of our country is at stake. The national press suggests that the number of Leave voters who still want to exit from Europe is … Continue reading Message to voters in Newbury and West Berkshire