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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.

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.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Adver Article - 2nd November 2017

On Monday, I welcomed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Salisbury MP John Glen to Swindon. John was visiting the Science Museum in Wroughton and then went on to Swindon Museum and Art Gallery in Old Town.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Adver Article - 25th October 2017

In the years since 2010, Justin Tomlinson and I have worked successfully to secure over £160m extra funding for Swindon’s roads so it was great to hear last week that as part of a national £244m initiative.