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Reading East

ConstituencyReading East
Holding PartyLabour
Member of ParliamentMatt Rodda
Change from 2015LAB GAIN FROM CON
2015 ResultCon
2017 Election Turnout73%
2017 Majority3,749
EU Leave %38.2%

The postcode RG5 3PY is located in Reading East, a UK parliament constituency represented in the House of Commons by Matt Rodda of the Labour party.

Reading East is held by Labour, who won the 2017 General Election with a majority of 3,749.

The Reading East constituency has a total population of 110,068, of whom 87,581 are eligible to vote.

Reading East ranks 91th in terms of population size. Election turnout for the Reading East constituency in 2017 was 73%, higher than the average UK turnout at 68.7%.


Reading East Member of Parliament

Matt Rodda MP

Matt Rodda MP

Matt Rodda MP
House of Commons
Phone: 020 7219 4272

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Local Council

Reading Borough Council
Civic Offices
Bridge Street


0118 937 3787



Holding Party

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party that brings together social-democratic, socialist and trade-unionist outlooks. Founded in 1900 from the trade union movement, Labour has been the main opposition party to the Conservative Party. Ideologies include social democracy and democratic socialism, and sit centre-left of the political spectrum.