MP for Wokingham

John Redwood

Conservative MP for Wokingham (11 Jun 1987 – current)

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Business of the House (27 Apr 2006)

Martin Salter: Will the Leader of the House find time to debate attempts by Liberal Democrat councillors in Wokingham to exclude children from Reading from schools in their district, despite the fact that Bulmershe, Maiden Erlegh and Ryeish Green schools have catchment areas that are well across the borough boundaries? Does he agree that Lib Dem councillors who are saying, "Wokingham schools for Wokingham...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: New Deal for Young People: Berkshire (25 Oct 2007)

Caroline Flint: in the following table. Percentage of new deal for young people (NDYP) participants returning to receive jobseeker's allowance (JSA) after leaving new deal 2004 2006 Reading Wokingham Berkshire Reading Wokingham Berkshire Immediately 9 n/a 11 11 14 14 Within one year 33 29 32 n/a n/a n/a Notes: 1. The county of Berkshire consists of the...

Bill Presented: The Economy (17 Jul 1996)

Gordon Brown: Yes, but the right hon. Member for Wokingham and the Chancellor do not see eye to eye on this. The right hon. Member for Wokingham this morning said: A lot of these ideas are being discussed. Some are being rejected. Some are being welcomed or pushed. Later, on the "One O'clock News", he said: Some of it is Government policy. Some it may become Government policy. Far from suggesting that the...

Clause 1: Suspension of Redistributions Till Next General Reports of Boundary Commissions, and Acceleration of Those Reports (14 Jul 1969)

...section 2(1) of the Redistribution of Seats Act in the year 1969 by the Boundary Commission for England shall be implemented so far as they alter or relate to the existing County Constituency of Wokingham, and accordingly, for the purposes of parliamentary elections, in lieu of that constituency and the adjoining constituencies of Newbury and Reading there shall be substituted the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: New Deal for Young People: Berkshire (25 Oct 2007)

Caroline Flint: New deal for young people has helped 1,140 people in the Reading district authority area, 240 people in the Wokingham district authority area and 3,650 people in the county of Berkshire into work since it started in January 1998. In the period March 2006 to February 2007(1) 31 per cent. of those on the programme in the Reading district authority area, 27 per cent. of those on the programme in...

Church of England National Assembly Easure) (31 Oct 1968)

Mr Michael English: I support the right hon. and learned Gentleman in respect of what the hon. Member for Wokingham (Mr. van Straubenzee) read out. I think there is some confusion here. I submit that it is caused not by the persons present but by the procedure I mentioned. But is it not a fact that what the hon. Member for Wokingham read out was "who shall have received holy communion"? The point made by the...

Unitary Authorities ( 5 Feb 2003)

Ms Jane Griffiths: ...much too tightly drawn. Many thousands of people who do not live in the borough of Reading consider that they live in Reading, because they work and shop there. Their children may be educated in Wokingham, but they use Reading to meet just about all their other needs. I have referred to schools in east Reading, but the problem is greater in south Reading. I apologise if I sound parochial,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Nursery Education (12 Jun 1995)

Paul Flynn: ...authorities three times more likely to get places in nursery schools than the children of parents who live in Conservative-controlled authorities? Why is it that in the county of Berkshire, where Wokingham is situated, fewer than one third of the children enjoy nursery education, yet in the county of Gwent, where Newport is situated, three quarters of the children enjoy that provision? How...

Science, Technology and Engineering (Careers Information in Schools): Local Government Finance (England) (13 Feb 2013)

Hilary Benn: ...well with those in the south.”—[ Official Report, 19 December 2013; Vol. 555, c. 874.] I am afraid that the figures simply do not support that assertion. Let us take a comparison between Wokingham, which the Minister referred to, and Leeds. The final figures in the Government’s documents show that spending power per dwelling in Leeds will be £1,874 in 2013-14, while in Wokingham it...

Representation of the People (Parliamentary Constituencies) (16 Dec 1954)

Lieut-Colonel Hon. Peter Remnant: That is only part of the answer. Every conscientious person has to face this possibility. I suggest that it would place the hon. Member for Wokingham in a position in which he ought not to be placed I want to move to the other point which the hon. Member for Reading, South raised in regard to the counterbalancing effect of the new town of Bracknell. If I am right, the Wokingham constituency...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Temporary Houses (26 Feb 1946)

Mr Anthony Hurd: asked the Minister of Works when he expects to begin and to complete the erection of the 40 prefabricated temporary houses at Benfield Road, Wokingham, which his Department agreed last August to build for Wokingham Corporation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Hospitals: Pinewood Hospital Buildings, Wokingham ( 9 May 1966)

Mr William Van Straubenzee: asked the Minister of Health why a decision on the future use of the Pinewood Hospital buildings near Wokingham was not made by 7th May as requested by the hon. Member for Wokingham.

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Sewer, Wokingham (12 Nov 1968)

Mr William Van Straubenzee: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will now authorise Wokingham Borough Council to incur the necessary expenditure to lay a foul sewer in Sandy Lane and Bearwood Road at Wokingham.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Basic Needs Funding (Wokingham) ( 9 Jan 2003)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment he has made of whether Wokingham Unitary Authority would qualify for the last round of Basic Needs funding; and what discussions he has had with Wokingham Unitary Authority on its ability to qualify for the last round of Basic Needs funding.

[Martin Caton in the Chair] — Welsh Grand Committee (Scrutiny) ( 2 Nov 2010)

Kevin Brennan: My right hon. Friend is right. I checked with one of his predecessors, the right hon. Member for Wokingham (Mr Redwood), who was happy to confirm that he would never have turned down a request for a meeting of the Welsh Grand Committee. There is now nostalgia in Wales for the right hon. Member for Wokingham. [Laughter.]

Bills Presented — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Relocation to Bristol) Bill: Clause 8 — Council tax reduction schemes (31 Jan 2012)

Mike Hancock: I honestly believe that the hon. Gentleman is in the market for a property in Wokingham, or if not Wokingham, Hart.

EU Customs Union and Draft Withdrawal Agreement: Cost (22 Oct 2018)

Tom Brake: Could the Minister set out the extra cost to UK GDP of leaving the customs union, and the extra cost to businesses in Wokingham, in particular, of the hard Brexit favoured by the right hon. Member for Wokingham (John Redwood)?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Revenue Support Grants ( 7 Apr 2014)

Andy Sawford: Newcastle has four times as many looked-after children as Wokingham, but because of the unfair way in which this Government have distributed the cuts, even on the Minister’s own measure of spending power per household, Newcastle will have less funding than Wokingham by the end of this Parliament. How can he tell us that that is fair?

Orders of the Day — HOUSE OF COMMONS (REDISTRIBUTION OF SEATS) (No. 2) BILL: Suspension of Redistributions Till Next General Reports of Bound Ary Commissions, and Accelera Tion of Those Reports ( 8 Jul 1969)

Mr James Callaghan: ...where possible. But they cannot be overcome easily in the hon. Gentleman's case without a general review. Far too many other people are affected. 5.15 p.m. The same applies to the hon. Member for Wokingham, who is no longer with us. He spoke about the difficulties of a large constituency. This would not be a simple solution of cutting his constituency in half, because the Boundary...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Service Licences (Ledbury Transport Company). (16 Sep 1931)

Mr Douglas Clifton Brown: 22. asked the Minister of Transport whether the petition of 4,000 of the inhabitants of Wokingham and district against the action of the traffic commissioners in refusing to license the Led-bury Transport Company's vehicles Reading-London has been considered by him; and whether, in view of the recommendations of the Wokingham Town Council, he will now allow the service to be recommenced?

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