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Robert's Weekly Article - 23rd May 2019

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Swindon Powertrain, an excellent company with specialist engineering expertise, which amongst other things specialises in electric conversions.

Robert's Weekly Column - 16 May 2019

Like many of us here in town, I am frustrated and concerned following the announcement made by Honda this week, confirming that the Swindon plant will close in 2021.

Robert's Weekly Column - 29th April 2019

Last week, I was delighted to officially open Toothill Community Centre after AGE UK took over the management, creating an asset for the local community and offering facilities to a range of local clubs, groups and individuals.

Robert's Weekly Column - 23rd April 2019

It was great to celebrate Easter here in Swindon, but like many of us, I was deeply shocked and saddened by the attacks in Sri Lanka, which were an attack on the peace and happiness of Easter.

Robert's Weekly Column - 15th April 2019

The need to further develop higher education opportunities in Swindon is clear, which is why both Justin Tomlinson and I lobbied hard for an Institute of Technology, which has been given the go-ahead.

Robert's Weekly Column - 10th April 2019

The internet has many uses and can be a great learning resource, but for far too long, online companies have not done enough to protect users, especially children and young people.

Robert's Weekly Column - 2 April 2019

In my role as Solicitor General and as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Group on Serious Violence, I took part in the Serious Violence Summit, chaired by the Prime Minister,  in 10 Downing Street on Monday, which brought a wide range of government agencies and knife crime organisations together.

Robert's Weekly Column - 27th March 2019

Over the past nine years as your MP for South Swindon, I have continued to be amazed by the lengths that some people go to in order to improve the lives of others in the local community and I am proud to represent a town where such a strong sense of community pride exists, so I was especially ple