Robert's Speeches in Parliament


Robert holds debate on potholes and roads in Oxfordshire

Robert tabled a debate on 'Road Restructuring in Oxfordshire' to press how important this issue is to residents of West Oxfordshire.  Potholes are more than a nuisance, they are dangerous on rural roads.  Although Oxfordshire roads are total receive much investment in the coming years, it is esse

Robert speaks up for West Oxfordshire farmers in Parliament

Robert said, "In a rural area such as west Oxfordshire, the livelihood of farmers is of enormous importance, as is leaving our environment in a better state than we found it. What are Ministers doing to ensure that farmers are protected while improving our environment?"

Robert raises international defence working in Parliament

Robert said, "I briefly worked in New Zealand, so I am very conscious of the ties between our two countries. Although NATO is the cornerstone of our defence, will the Secretary of State comment on the importance of the wider military alliance?"

Robert praises the RAF100 fly-past in Parliament

Robert said, "In this centenary year of the RAF, will my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State join me in celebrating its extraordinary achievements and encourage as many people as possible to see the exhibition at Horse Guards and the fly-past tomorrow?"

Robert speaks on remaining stages of the Ivory BIll

Robert said, "We have had an important discussion of this Bill over the past few weeks. It has been a great honour to speak on something that is so important to so many of my constituents.