Labour & Cooperative Councillor for Caversham

I am so pleased to represent caversham as a Labour and Cooperative Councillor, thank you to everyone who voted in the local elections (02.05.19), whoever you voted for. It’s so important to take part in democracy. See the election results here. 

I am so excited to continue actively working for you in the community.  Blogging is one of the ways I will be keeping you up to date with my activities as your councillor.


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So far, I have had my first Caversham ward councillor surgery at the Weller Centre (11.05.19).


Committees & Panels 

Councillors sit on committees and panels representing the local communities we represent. I sit on the following:

  1. Planning Application Committee – Vice Chair

The Planning Applications Committee has been set up under Sections 101 and 102 of the Local Government Act 1972, to be responsible for all functions relating to town and country planning and development control specified in the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) Regulations, 2000, and other functions indicated in the table in Part 3 of the Constitution. See Article 8.

2. Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Education Committee

The Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Education Committee is responsible for the statutory and non-statutory functions relating Adult Social Care, Children’s Services, Education and Health and to sets the policy framework for those functions for which the Committee is responsible.

3. Parenting Panel

A panel to address the needs of looked after children in Reading Borough Council

For more information on committees, please see Reading Borough Council Page here.

Watch this space for quarterly updates on my activities. 


Archived Councillor Blog posts:

  1. Election Campaign