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Robert's Weekly Column - 20th June 2019

This week I had the pleasure of returning to Lydiard Park Academy, one of our excellent local secondary schools. Although I discussed many things with the students, one of the key points of discussion was climate change and environmental issues.

Robert's Weekly Column - 31st May 2019

Last week I had the pleasure of once again visiting one of our excellent primary schools  in South Swindon – Holy Family School. It’s always a privilege to visit all of the schools in my area, where I discuss my role as a Member of Parliament amongst other things.

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.