Redlands (Reading ward)

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Redlands is an electoral ward of the Borough of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire.[1] It is situated to the south-east of the town centre, and is bordered by Abbey, Park, Church and Katesgrove wards.[2]

As with all wards, apart from smaller Mapledurham, it elects three councillors to Reading Borough Council. Elections since 2004 are held by thirds, with elections in three years out of four.

Between 2010 and 2018 a Labour Party or Labour and Co-operative Party candidate won every election, namely in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018. In 2019 Green Party (UK) candidate won the seat of Jan Gavin (Lab) who stood down.

These Councillors are currently, in order of election: Jamie Whitham (Green), Tony Jones (Lab and Coop) and David Absolom (Lab).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final recommendations on the future electoral arrangements for Reading" (PDF). Report to the Electoral Commission. Boundary Committee for England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Wards". Reading Borough Council. Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Local Election 3 May 2012". Reading Borough Council. Archived from the original on 20 November 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)