We are just one day away from the general election on Thursday, December 12.

Over the last few weeks, the Chronicle has been meeting those hoping to be Reading West's next parliamentary representative to hear their views on a range of issuesmost important to residents.  

Each candidate was asked what they thought were the top issues affecting people in Reading West.

Conservative candidate Alok Sharma did not respond to a request to interview him.

Scroll down to read each candidate's comments. 

Read: Q&A with Rachel Eden, Labour Party

Read: Q&A with Meri O'Connell, Liberal Democrats

Read: Q&A with Jamie Whitham, Green Party