Westminster News

Robert Welcomes Announcement of December General Election

Speaking after voting in favour of a General Election on Thursday 12 December, Robert said: "We have faced an usually high amount of elections in West Oxfordshire in recent years but, with Parliament deadlocked, it's clear that a General Election is now the best option to break the impasse so the

Robert Backs Boris' New Brexit Deal

Speaking ahead of Saturday’s Parliamentary vote on the Prime Minister’s new Brexit deal, Robert said:

“The Prime Minister has battled against all odds and secured a great new deal for our country.

Office for Veterans' Affairs Begins to Take Shape

In his first week in office, the Prime Minister established an Office for Veterans’ Affairs at the heart of government.

This creation was part of a government commitment to ensure world-class provision of life-long veterans’ care services in this country.

Robert Hails Introduction of Landmark Environment Bill

Earlier today, the Government introduced the Environment Bill to Parliament.

This landmark Bill will tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time, signalling a historic step change in the way we protect and enhance our precious natural environment.

Robert Provides Update on UK Proposals for a New Brexit Deal

Yesterday evening I attended a briefing with the Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay at 10 Downing Street. It is clear that the proposals the Government has presented to the EU are workable, reasonable and demonstrate our desire for a deal.

Robert Welcomes Italy Joining Team Tempest

Italy will join the British-led Team Tempest programme building an advanced fighter jet, boosting the project's chances of getting the aircraft off the ground.

Spending Round 2019 Delivers for West Oxfordshire

Robert has welcomed the Chancellor’s Spending Round for 2019 which was delivered today.

In his speech the Chancellor confirmed that no Government department would see its budget reduced, and all would see funding increases at least in line with inflation.