Westminster News

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.

Robert Questions Foreign Office on Rising Tensions in Kashmir

Robert said: "I'm sure we are all watching reports from Kashmir with increasing alarm and are deeply concerned about the rising tensions between India and Pakistan. I join the Government's call for restraint on both sides to avoid further escalation and hope calm dialogue will prevail."

Robert Supports Costa Amendment to Protect EU & UK Citizens' Rights in Any Event

Robert has supported and co-signed the Costa Amendment to secure the rights of EU and UK citizens post-Brexit.  The Amendment, introduced by Alberto Costa MP, would seek to adopt part two of the Withdrawal Agreement (which protects citizens' rights) and ensure its implementation prior to the UK's

Robert Shows his Support for Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Robert attended a recent Parliamentary event hosted by Muscular Dystrophy UK and Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK to raise awareness of their campaign to have the drug Spinraza approved by NICE and thus available to patients on the NHS.  Robert met with his constituents, Mat and Jo, who are campaigning