Welcome to my website
I was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Reading West in May 2010.
Having grown up locally in Reading and being very much a local Reading man, I am delighted to have been elected for a constituency in my home town.
This site provides you with all the latest news and information about my work and the campaigns I have been working on with local residents and allows you to see what I have been doing around the constituency.
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Working for Reading West
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- 4th September 2015
Having campaigned successfully over several years for an increase in the number of standard class seats on trains between Reading and Paddington, Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has welcomed the latest commitment made by First Great Western (FGW) to declassify all First Class seating on its fleet of 165 turbo trains, providing more than 500 extra standard class seats between Reading and the capital every day. read more »
- 1st September 2015
Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, last week visited Floating Point Float Centre, a new business located on Horseshoe Road in Pangbourne which encourages customers to let their troubles float away. read more »
- 28th August 2015
Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, yesterday met with apprentices recruited as part of YMCA Reading’s flagship ‘Y-Build’ project. read more »
- 20th August 2015
Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has expressed his opposition to a new Adult Gaming Centre which could open on Oxford Road. read more »
- Extraordinary Indian contribution to First World War commended at Legacy of Valour Exhibition launch7th August 2015
Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, on Saturday 1 August 2015, spoke about the extraordinary contribution made by Indian soldiers during the First World War at the launch of the ‘Legacy of Valour’ exhibition at Reading Museum. read more »
- 31st July 2015
Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, last week officially opened a new Reminiscence Garden at Jasmine House Nursing Home on Westcote Road in Southcote, during the care home’s annual garden party. read more »
- 30th July 2015
Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, has welcomed the announcement today that the Department for Transport has agreed a deal which will allow First Great Western to purchase a new fleet of trains to serve commuters in Reading from 2018. read more »