Emergency Workers face abuse and assaults whilst carrying out their job, and Robert is keen to support putting more protections in place to ensure their safety. Indeed, later in this debate Robert states the shocking statistic that in Oxfordshire in 2015 there with 800 assaults on NHS staff, but
Robert Courts held a debate on upgrades to the Cotswold line pressing for much needed improvements to our railways. You can watch Robert's closing remarks in the video clip or read the whole debate here.
Robert said, "After the Prime Minister's robust statement on Russia yesterday I asked her to join me in paying tribute to Sergeant Nick Bailey, who bravely came to the aid of the Skripals following the nerve agent attack in Salisbury."
Robert is glad that the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government are reforming the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) to help build homes in the right places, at the right price and in keeping with their surrounds.