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Robert's Weekly Swindon Adver Article - 6th December 2017

There was welcome news for Swindon last week as Nationwide announced that they have teamed up with Swindon Borough Council in a community lead housing project, which could see more than 200 new homes built on the Oakfield campus site.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Column - 29th November 2017

The last week has been a whirl of activity in Parliament, as MPs continue to debate the EU Withdrawal Bill and the Chancellor, Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget. I am working on the detail of the EU Bill as one of the Ministers taking it through the Commons.

Man Who Raped Teenager Will Now Serve Longer Sentence

A 26-year-old man who was jailed for the rape of a 16-year-old girl will now serve longer in prison after Solicitor General, Robert Buckland referred his sentence to London's Appeal Court arguing that it should have been much tougher.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Adver Article - 9th November 2017

Improving education and ensuring young people get the best start in life is one of my priorities, so I was pleased to meet members of national reading charity Beanstalk to discuss how I can support its work locally.