Westminster News

Robert Welcomes 'Great News' for West Oxfordshire Rail Users

Robert said: "Great news for West Oxfordshire rail users: following much lobbying and campaigning, Great Western Railway (GWR) have now reached an agreement with the Department for Transport to introduce Delay Repay 15 (DR15) compensation (delays that are 15 mins late or more) on GWR services fro

Robert Responds to the Spring Statement

Robert has hailed the UK’s public finances as reaching a ‘turning point’ following the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, with the independent economic outlook showing a 'solid foundation on which to build Britain's economic future'.

Yesterday, the Chancellor said the outlook shows that:

Statement on Recent Brexit Votes

Following yesterday evening’s vote in the House of Commons, I thought I would update constituents on my reasons for voting against the Cabinet’s Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, and to indicate how I expect that I will vote in the coming days.

Robert Backs Campaign to End Late Payments

Robert said: "As the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Small Businesses, I wholeheartedly support the FSB's campaign to cut down on late payments, which are a massive problem for small businesses all over the UK.

Robert Shows his Support for World Book Day

Robert said: "As today is World Book Day, I hope parents, grandparents and carers in West Oxfordshire will take time to read for ten minutes with their children.

Robert Contributes to Landmark Parliamentary Debate on Climate Change

Robert said: "In an landmark debate about the UK’s progress towards net zero carbon emissions, I made the point that, given that an opinion poll has found that 72% of the public are either very concerned or fairly concerned about climate change, the public would welcome more Parliamentary conside

Robert Keeps Pressure on REEMA Redevelopment

During the Ministerial Statement on ‘A Better Defence Estate’ this week, Robert once again pressed the Minister on progressing the REEMA sites in Carterton.