Westminster News

Robert Attends Team Tempest Parliamentary Briefing

Robert has attended a briefing session with representatives from Team Tempest (comprising BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Leonardo and MBDA) to receive an update on the programme and the progress of the Combat Air Strategy.

Robert Joins Justice Select Committee

Robert has been appointed to serve on the influential Justice Select Committee.  The Justice Committee, Chaired by Bob Neill MP, is tasked with scrutinising the expenditure and administration of the Ministry of Justice and its associated public bodies, including the Courts & Tribunals Service

Robert Welcomes Plans to Teach First Aid in Schools

Robert has welcomed Government plans to make the teaching of basic first aid in schools compulsory.  From 2020 learning first aid will be mandatory for every pupil, with all youngsters in England taught how to administer CPR, the purpose of defibrillators, and basic treatments for common injuries

Robert Praises the Contribution of RAF Reservists

Robert said: "Pleased to listen to an important statement from the Defence Secretary on the Modernising Defence Programme. This is a crucial plan to further strengthen UK Defence and maintain our position as world-leading Armed Forces.