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Robert's Weekly Column - 16th August 2018

Here in Swindon, we have a higher than average number of digital businesses, so it is essential that we train, nurture and supply a pipeline of talent that can help this important part of the local economy to prosper.

Robert's Weekly Column - Wednesday 8th August 2018

I have written previously about my work as Solicitor General in assessing and challenging cases where Unduly Lenient Sentences have been passed.   We have recently expanded the scheme to cover more terrorism offences and are now looking at other areas too.  Use of the Internet by offenders who vi

Robert's Weekly Column - Wednesday 18th July 2018

As our green spaces and lawns continue to dry to a golden brown, there was good news this week for jobs and growth as the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that the Uk economy grew by 0.3 per cent during May following growth of 0.2 per cent in the three months be

Robert's Weekly Column - 11th July 2018

I was relieved to hear that the Wiltshire police officer admitted to Salisbury District Hospital on Saturday after he sought medical advice at the Great Western Hospital regarding suspected illness due to the Russian Novichok nerve agent, has been given the all clear.

Robert's Weekly Column - 4 July 2018

It is a long time since we had such a long period of unbroken good weather, which heralded wonderful conditions for the Children’s Fete held at Faringdon Road Park last Saturday.

Robert's Weekly Article - 20 June 2018

Here in Swindon, we are rightly proud of the part that our town played in the formation of the NHS 70 years ago. It was back in 1871 when what was a forerunner of our National Health Service was founded by staff from the Great Western Railway.