Matt Rodda (@MattRodda )

Matt Rodda

Bio Labour MP for Reading East | For casework email mattroddampcasework@parliament.uk
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Twitter Web App : The Chancellor has called this crisis wrong time and again.

His repeated tinkering with economic support has hammered confidence and left employers unable to plan.

That’s one reason why we’ve had the worst recession of any major economy. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politi…

Twitter Web App : The Government just confirmed diesel trains will run on the East West link between Oxford and Cambridge.

As Daniel Zeichner says, every rail expert will tell you that it costs more to electrify railway lines later.

More money wasted by this irresponsible Government.

Twitter Web App : Last month we completed work to strengthen a section of retaining wall along the River Kennet, protecting the footpath/cycle way by Kennet Side. Our Lead Councillor for Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport, Tony Page, visited the site. rdguk.info/KennetSide_t6z… #RDGUK

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Twitter Web App : At a somber online Holocaust Memorial ceremony for Reading
We are reaffirming our commitment to #LightTheDarkness

Remembering particularly the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and the 25th anniversary of the Bosnian genocide

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Twitter Web App : Reading Labour Council and partners will provide support to families who need help accessing regular meals for children within the Borough during half term.

One Reading Community Hub is a partnership between Reading Council and voluntary sector partners in Reading.

Twitter Web App : It was a privilege to speak at the The Wiener Holocaust Library Holocaust Memorial Day event this morning and listen to testimonies from their collection. We must continue to tell these stories and use the lessons of history to tackle today's challenges. twitter.com/wienerlibrary/…

Twitter Web App : Really enjoyed meeting Young Labour students, they have every right to feel angry at their experiences during the pandemic. Despite the best efforts of many in the HE sector, their learning has been severely disrupted, many are unable to work to cover their living expenses..

Twitter Web App : Can you help connect young people who are missing out on education because of a lack of access to tech?

In Oldham alone an estimated 12,000 children in the borough do not have a laptop, 6,000 without a device and 3000 without data.

Government has provided just 1,000 laptops twitter.com/MayorofGM/stat…

Twitter Web App : British Gas is a profitable company with at least four multi-millionaire board members.

Yet CEO Chris O'Shea is threatening to fire and rehire loyal, hardworking engineers to make a few more quid.

The millionaire's club must rein him in.

gmb.org.uk/news/british-g…

Twitter Web App : As GMB Union members at #BritishGas take a 7th day of strike action to protect their jobs and pay, I want to offer my solidary and support. British Gas need to rethink their actions. #BritishGasStrike #StopTheBritishGasFire

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Twitter Web App : It’s difficult to find words to express the tragedy at the number of people dying every day to this terrible virus.

Thank you to all on the front line, working so hard to keep us safe.

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Twitter Web App : 48 hours ago, I voted to demand the Tories put families and our economic recovery first by cancelling the cut to Universal Credit.

Despite the worst recession of any major economy, Rishi Sunak is still nowhere to be seen.

#CancelTheCut

Twitter Web App : Great to see the Planning Inspectorate has upheld RBC’s decision to reject planning permission at 40 Silver Street. This development is not in the best interest for Katesgrove residents. #rdguk readingchronicle.co.uk/news/17876062.…