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Ruth McEwan

Cllr Ruth McEwan

Ruth is elected until 2022.

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Paul Woodward


Church Ward Councillor Paul Woodward.

Paul is elected until 2019 and is currently Chair of the Licensing Applications Committee.  He is also a Governor at the Phoenix nursery, on the board of Reading buses and a keen follower of Reading FC.

Paul was born in Berkshire and has lived in, and close to, Reading since 1982. He has worked here since leaving Bulmershe College in 1990.

He has worked as a Careers Adviser for many years. For the last few years working with teenagers within the Youth Justice system. Currently with the Youth Offending Service but in the past, working in prisons and running crime diversion projects.

He won Church Ward from the Conservatives in 2011. Reading has provided Paul with education, work and friends. He is currently Chair of the RBC Licensing Committee, and a former member of the Planning and Transport Committees.  He is also a Group Whip and a non-executive Director of Reading Transport Ltd.


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Address: 7 Sherwood street, Reading, RG30 1LJ

Phone: 07776238861


Twitter: @paulRwoodward

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