WANTAGE and Didcot MP, David Johnston, has announced that he will be hosting a local crime summit.

The event will be held in Wantage alongside Thames Valley Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Barber.

This comes after the MP has been contacted by a number of constituents who are concerned about crime and anti-social behaviour.

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The event will be an opportunity for constituents to hear from the Mr Barber about the work they are doing to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour as well as to raise their own concerns about local issues.

The summit will take place on Thursday, November 10 from 6:30pm to 8pm at St Peter and St Paul Church in Church Street, Wantage.

Mr Johnston, who has been the MP for Wantage and Didcot since 2019, said: “I have been contacted by a number of constituents who are concerned about local crime, and especially anti-social behaviour.

“This needs to be dealt with. I am glad that constituents will now have the opportunity to raise this directly with Thames Valley Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner.

“I will also be raising my own concerns and I hope that this will be a first step in tackling this problem.”

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For anyone who would like to attend should register on Mr Johnston’s website, visit david-johnston.org.uk/davids-local-crime-summit


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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