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TONY JOHNSON: Democracy going digital – a reflection on the general election 2019

Tony Johnson
This week’s commentary takes a mixed look at the General Election, the campaigns, results and reasons – particularly in the light of the ‘surprise result’....
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VOTE 2019: Wokingham teacher – I was hacked and I didn't tell Tory supporters to kill themselves

Phil Creighton
A WOKINGHAM schoolteacher said that his Twitter account was hacked after a message was posted last night urging Conservative supporters to kill themselves.  Minutes after...
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VOTE 2019: Sir John Redwood's majority slashed following Lib Dem challenge

Phil Creighton
RESIDENTS in Wokingham parliamentary constituency has decided to re-elect Sir John Redwood as MP but with a greatly reduced majority. In the 2017 general election,...
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Woodley councillor who stood for Conservatives joins Labour and backs Matt Rodda for Reading East

Phil Creighton
A COUNCILLOR serving on Woodley Town Council has joined Labour after standing for the Conservatives last year – and is lending his support to Reading...
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VOTE 2019: Wokingham candidates clash in town centre for BBC Radio Berkshire debate

Phil Creighton
The final BBC Radio Berkshire Election Roadshow debate came from Peach Street this morning and gave members of the public a chance to ask questions...
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VOTE 2019: Battersea and Leeds voters receive letter from 'Philip' Lee

Phil Creighton
RESIDENTS in Battersea and Leeds have been receiving a bolt from the blue: a letter from Wokingham parliamentary candidate Dr Phillip Lee. In one version...
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VOTE 2019: Sir John Redwood criticises Lib Dem's election slogan

Phil Creighton
SIR JOHN REDWOOD has criticised the Liberal Democrat slogan of ‘winning here’, saying that it is an ‘odd and self-serving slogan’. He made the comments...
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TONY JOHNSON: How much do the manifestos REALLY add up to?

Tony Johnson
With claims, counter-claims, analysis and fake news all competing to describe what the parties are actually proposing, the electorate’s reaction to manifestos and their costs...
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VOTE 2019: Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson visits Shinfield as battle for Wokingham hots up

Phil Creighton
THE BATTLE for Wokingham parliamentary constituency hotted up on Saturday with a visit from Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson, showing that the party is serious...