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Getting Building Funding scheme

I am delighted to announce that the Government has made two significant funding pledges for West Berkshire as part of its Getting Building Funding.

My Calls for More Funding for Young People's Mental Health

I recently received correspondence from the Department of Health and Social Care asking me to recommend any particular health service within the Newbury constituency that I would like to see singled out for support.

Free School Meals

The issue of Free School Meal provision over the summer months was part of a high-profile campaign which I strongly supported.


West Berkshire Community Champions

This week I am launching the West Berkshire Community Champion Awards to celebrate the individuals and businesses from our area who have gone above and beyond for their community during this crisis.

PPE - West Berkshire Community Hospital

Below is a recent statement I have received from the CEO of Royal Berkshire NHS Trust, outlining the latest information on PPE supplies at West Berkshire Community Hospital.

March 2020 Newsletter


Monthly updates from Laura Farris

Welcome from Laura

This is not my normal monthly newsletter but these are not normal times.