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Rachel Eden
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Care and Support Conference for Reading
WELLBEING, scam avoidance, safeguarding and therapeutic poetry are just a few of the topics on offer at the council’s Care and Support networking event on today. The free event, hosted by the council, is taking place at the Town Hall from 9.30am-2.30pm , an...
WELLBEING, scam avoidance, safeguarding and therapeutic poetry are just a few of the topics on offer at the council’s Care and Support networking event on today. The free event, hosted by the council, is taking place at the T...
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Home Care recruitment campain in Broad Street today #rdg #rdguk
I'm proud that Reading has a different approach to Home Care to many other places.  If you are interested in a possible future career as a home care worker in Reading hop on board a special recruitment bus parked in Broad Street today (23rd March). This is ...
I'm proud that Reading has a different approach to Home Care to many other places. If you are interested in a possible future career as a home care worker in Reading hop on board a special recruitment bus parked in Broad Str...
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Reading's approach to adult social care praised by British Red Cross #rdg #rdguk
I'm really pleased that a new report authored by the British Red Cross has recognised the work that is going on in Reading to help people stay out of care. There's more to do on this and my big concern is how we'll be able to keep focused on supporting peop...
I'm really pleased that a new report authored by the British Red Cross has recognised the work that is going on in Reading to help people stay out of care. There's more to do on this and my big concern is how we'll be able to...
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Dignity in Action Day - celebrating Reading's approach to care #rdg #rdguk
I was very proud to speak at the start of the dignity in action day celebration today at Reading's council offices. Reading can be proud of it's approach to care and the importance that we all place on dignity so the dignity in action day is a good chance t...
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Government cuts to Reading £5m more than expected and weeks to find them #rdg #rdguk
Just a few days before Christmas we have an utterly irresponsible decision from the government both to keep changing the target and to attack local authorities' ability to find them.  I know my fellow councillors am determined to find ways around this and t...
Just a few days before Christmas we have an utterly irresponsible decision from the government both to keep changing the target and to attack local authorities' ability to find them. I know my fellow councillors am determine...
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Safeguarding is everybody's business #rdg #rdg - PLEASE SHARE
Reading should be a good place for everyone to live and we should be free from abuse.  The video here  brings home powerfully the importance of safeguarding as the bedrock of this.  If you have a concern about a child the number to call is 01189 373641 if y...
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Reading Labour is taking action on lettings agents #rdg #rdguk
Following action and pressure from Reading Labour councillors led by Richard Davies, lead member for housing lettings agents and property managers in Reading are being warned to make sure they are displaying the fees they charge or risk a £5,000 penalty. Re...
Following action and pressure from Reading Labour councillors led by Richard Davies, lead member for housing lettings agents and property managers in Reading are being warned to make sure they are displaying the fees they cha...
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Council's Care Home the Willows rated Good
I was delighted to read the draft report about the council's home at the Willows and that the council's team has received a well-earned ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission.  I wrote to them to offer my congratulations privately but now we can con...
I was delighted to read the draft report about the council's home at the Willows and that the council's team has received a well-earned ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission. I wrote to them to offer my congratulati...
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Guest Post: Jo Lovelock, Leader of #rdg council's budget speech
You can watch the full debate on the council's budget here but below is the text of council leader Jo Lovelock's speech introducing the debate. Budget speech by Jo Lovelock – 23 rd February, 2016: In all my budget speeches over the past few years I have oft...
You can watch the full debate on the council's budget here but below is the text of council leader Jo Lovelock's speech introducing the debate. Budget speech by Jo Lovelock – 23rd February, 2016: In all my budget speeches o...
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Plan coming to Reading Health and Wellbeing board to support community to #endFGM
There are some wonderful people in our local community working to end the horrific practice of Female Genital Mutilation.  I'm really please that this afternoon we'll be discussing and agreeing (I hope) a joint plan for the council and the health service pl...
There are some wonderful people in our local community working to end the horrific practice of Female Genital Mutilation. I'm really please that this afternoon we'll be discussing and agreeing (I hope) a joint plan for the c...
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Call for evidence - End of Life Care #rdg #rdguk #dyingmatters
The end of our story is an important part of our story and we
have one chance to get it right. I'm delighted to have set up a group of End of Life Care champions to break the taboo around this subject in Reading and get this
necessary conversation started...
The end of our story is an important part of our story and we have one chance to get it right. I'm delighted to have set up a group of End of Life Care champions to break the taboo around this subject in Reading and get this ...
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Speaking notes from my address to All Party Parliamentary Group on Aging
Yesterday (7th December) I spoke at the All Party Parliamentary Group on
Aging about active ageing for the LGA and bringing a Reading perspective.   As usual when I speak I adapted as I went but my
speaking notes were 95% what I said and I thought worth sha...
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Councillor and Accountancy Tutor
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  • Self Employed
    Professional Trainer, 2013 - present
  • Reading Borough Council
    Councillor, 2010 - present
  • BPP Professional Education
    Accountancy Tutor, 2007 - 2013
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Labour councillor, mum, married to teacher, live in Reading, accountant
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I am a Labour councillor in Reading: cabinet member for Housing and Neighbourhoods and represent Whitley ward. I am also a qualified accountant and work as an accountancy lecturer in the private sector.

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Reading, UK
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Durham, UK - Abingdon, UK - Billericay, UK - Sheffield, UK - Notingham UK - Oxford UK