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Robert Welcomes Plans for Future Greener Farming

Robert said: "The Government has just published new details on our future Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELM), which will see farmers paid for their hard work which enhances and protects our environment.

Robert Welcomes Increase in Council Funding

Robert said: "Last night, we confirmed the biggest increase in councils’ spending power for a decade – ensuring local public services are properly supported, with a 4.4% real terms increase in funding.

Robert Backs Veteran Railcard

Robert said: "Available from Armistice Day and part of the Government’s Veterans Strategy, the Veteran Railcard offers a third off rail travel for veterans and their families! A brilliant idea I am glad to support."

Robert Welcomes £5 Billion Gigabit Broadband Investment

Robert said: "This Government is investing £5 billion to rollout gigabit broadband across the country, with funding targetted at the hardest to reach rural areas. We want everyone in the UK to benefit from world-class connectivity no matter where they live, work or travel.

Robert Hosts Assembly at Leafield Primary School

Robert said: "It was a pleasure to host my interactive 'How Parliament Works' assembly for pupils at Leafield Primary School this morning. A really enthusiastic and engaged group - making for a compelling debate!"

Robert Pays Tribute to RAF Brize Norton at PMQs

During Prime Minister’s Questions earlier today, Robert asked the PM to join him in thanking and paying tribute to everyone at Public Health England and RAF Brize Norton who in recent days have helped bring home those affected by Coronavirus.

Oxford Mail - West Oxfordshire Set For £200m Rail Upgrade

UP TO £200m could be spent to improve the Cotswold line railway, by running extra trains between Oxford and Worcester.

The North Cotswold line currently runs from Oxford to Hereford and crosses many constituencies, one of which is Witney.