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Robert Welcomes Guaranteed Interview Scheme for Veterans

Robert said: "Our 2019 Election Manifesto contained a welcome pledge to introduce a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for veterans, to remove the barriers that veterans face to employment after they have left military service and support their successful transition back into civilian life.

Robert Welcomes Announcement on Veteran Railcard

Military veterans will get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends, with a new railcard on sale from Armistice Day, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today (22 January 2020).

Robert Supports Launch of Open Doors' World Watch List Report

On Wednesday, Witney-based charity Open Doors UK launched their 2020 World Watch List Report, raising awareness of the persecution of Christians around the World. The event provided attendees with in-depth research and analysis into the 50 countries where Christians face the worst persecution.

Robert Urges Constituents to Engage with IR35 Review

Robert said: "A number of constituents have raised concerns with me about the potential impact of IR35 ‘Off-Payroll’ rule changes when applied to the private sector. I have made representations to Ministers to advance these concerns.

Robert Welcomes UK Support for Australia

Robert said: "It's been devastating to see the serious bush fires in Australia - so it is welcome to hear Ministers confirm that the UK will offer our full support to our Australian friends - including looking at whether there is any aviation assistance we can supply."

Robert Continues Campaign for Further Cotswold Line Upgrades

Robert said: "During the first Business Questions of 2020 I took the opportunity to call for a debate on the Government's ambition to increase investment in rail infrastructure - ensuring that West Oxfordshire passengers benefit through upgrades to the Cotswold Line.

Robert's 2019 Highlights in 60 Seconds!

Robert said: "It's fair to say that 2019 has been a busy year! Here's just some of my highlights in 60 seconds! 

"I hope everyone enjoys tonight's celebrations, and has a peaceful and prosperous 2020."

Robert is Sworn in as Witney & West Oxfordshire MP

Robert said, "I was honoured to be officially sworn in again as the Member of Parliament for Witney and West Oxfordshire. Thank you to the people of West Oxfordshire for once again putting your faith in me to serve you - I will never take your trust for granted.