Robert said, "When I attended the very moving event held in Speaker’s House and spoke to survivors, one of the most striking and moving points made was residents telling me that repeated complaints and concerns had been raised but had not been listened to or acted on. Does my right hon.
Robert said, "My hon. Friend describes her rural area, and of course, west Oxfordshire is also rural. We too are afflicted by the horrors of hare coursing, as well as by rural thefts and, more recently, by some well-publicised violent ATM thefts.
Robert said, "My constituency in west Oxfordshire has a similar great problem with potholes, on both major and rural roads. I declare my interest as a cyclist. Potholes are a danger to me, but they do damage to vehicles too. Does she agree that prevention is better than cure?
Robert said, "It is an enormous pleasure to speak in this debate, and it is also a great pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Walsall North (Eddie Hughes), who has this evening demonstrated the real mix of wit and insight that the House has come to expect from him.
Robert said, "Transport Minister Jesse Norman says that a strategic plan for tackling potholes on C & U roads is starting to be looked at, and I look forward to seeing how this will benefit West Oxfordshire."
Robert said, "After the harsh winter, potholes are becoming much more than a minor nuisance - be that on the A40, throughout WestOxfordshire and across the whole country. That is why I pushed for a debate to be held in Parliament to discuss this issue further."