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Robert Celebrates Citizen of the Year Award Winners

Every year Witney Town Council hosts a 'Citizen of the Year' award ceremony at the Corn Exchange to mark those members of the local community who have gone to special lengths to support our area.

Robert Hosts Q&A With Wood Green Sixth Formers

Robert said: "Great to start my latest constituency day by getting a good grilling from Sixth Formers at Wood Green School on wide and varied issues. Engaging young people in the democratic process is truly one of the best parts of the job."

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 Urges Garden Village Developer to Engage with Local Residents

Robert has written to the Director of the developer partner of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds Garden Village to request a meeting following the news that a further £150,000 of capacity funding will be allocated to support the design and delivery of the project. The Government has said that this capaci

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