Negotiating with the EU

The only past UK Prime Minister to have conducted a successful UK negotiation with the EU was Margaret Thatcher. I wish the current PM every success in pursuing a Free Trade Deal and a full assertion of UK powers over borders, trade, money and laws.

Supporting Wokingham Borough’s children

Cllr UllaKarin Clark is the Executive Member for Children's Services on Wokingham Borough Council. She writes:

The Covid-19 restrictions have presented an unprecedented challenge to delivery of services to children, young people and families in Wokingham.

CPF Re-Launched

Conservative Policy Forum is being re-launched shortly with local debates on George Osborne's Budget and the second on Housing policy.

Merry Christmas

We would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Wokingham Conservatives.Our Office in Wokingham will be closed from Wednesday 23 December to Monday 4 January 2016.If you need to contact us, please email

John Redwood: Network Rail’s ability to destroy investment capital

Last year our equity value of Network Rail fell from £8.18 billion to just £6.39 billion. It is a very small sum for all that land, all those buildings, all that track and signal investment. Worse still, our equity value went down despite the railway spending another £6.47 bn on investment that year. I say our because of course Network Rail is owned by all of us, the taxpayers of the UK.