School cuts – West Berkshire Council proposes charging schools who need help

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

Judith Bunting on BBC Radio Berkshire talking about Mental Health Funding

Mental health awareness week ended yesterday and this morning, Judith Bunting, was speaking on BBC Radio Berkshire about Mental health. BBC Radio Berkshire Andrew Peach Show 15/05/2017 The interview starts from 25 minutes into the show, but is preceded by a relevant interview on funding cuts from Reading Your Way, a local mental health charity. If … Continue reading Judith Bunting on BBC Radio Berkshire talking about Mental Health Funding

Reasons to vote Liberal Democrat

While in government the Lib Dem team has put through some of the most common sense, socially democratic policies this country has seen for a generation.  If I am elected to Westminster, whether we are in Coalition with Labour or Tories or no one, I will work with our team to do more of the same.  … Continue reading Reasons to vote Liberal Democrat

THANK YOU – Petition against Cuts to Youth Mental Health Services

HUGE THANKS go out to everyone who stopped to sign the petition in Northbrook Street in Newbury today. The petition is against the cuts proposed by the Council in West Berkshire to Mental Health Services for children and adolescents. The petition will keep running for a few months and will be available online soon. Our … Continue reading THANK YOU – Petition against Cuts to Youth Mental Health Services

Petition to stamp out Mental Health Stigma – Please Sign

Join our campaign to stamp out mental health stigma. Sign the petition, here. Please share this page with your friends.   ~          ~          ~ The Newbury and West Berks team is working to support the Lib Dem commitment to put treatment for mental health conditions in line with other … Continue reading Petition to stamp out Mental Health Stigma – Please Sign

Mental Health: Sign our petition for fixed waiting times

Judith Bunting and the Newbury and West Berks Lib Dem team support the national petition to improve mental health treatment. The Liberal Democrats are committed to putting treatment for mental health conditions in line with other NHS services. That's why we are introducing the first ever NHS waiting time standards for mental health treatment, from … Continue reading Mental Health: Sign our petition for fixed waiting times