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Robert's Weekly Column - 15th July 2020

Last week, the Government announced further major economic support measures, and already North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson and I are encouraging local businesses who are registering for the Government’s new ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ scheme to get in touch, so that we can showcase and promote their i

Swindon MPs Pay Tribute and Thank School And College Leavers

Swindon MPs Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson have paid tribute and thanked all of those pupils leaving school and college in Swindon this year.

School closures and cancelled A-Level and GCSE exams due to COVID-19 have affected thousands of students across the town.

Robert's Weekly Column - 8th July 2020

It was good to have the opportunity last weekend to go and visit a number of our excellent local businesses who were able to open their doors for the first time in months, including Dotty’s Café in Old Town and the Patriots Arms in Chiseldon.

Robert's Weekly Column - 24th June 2020

The Prime Minister announced yesterday that thanks to our progress in tackling the coronavirus, we can now go further and safely ease the lockdown in England. 

Hop Skip and Jump Statement

As a local parent who has used this service myself, I understand just how vital it is for parents of children with disabilities to have a few hours of respite that this service provides.  I know first-hand that caring can be pretty gruelling at times.

Robert's Weekly Column - 17th June 2020

Loneliness has long been an issue that I have worked on locally with the aim of bringing together key organisations in and around Swindon to discuss the excellent work that is already taking place and what further can be done.