Robert's Weekly Column - 5th August 2020

Our NHS has been our front line over the past few months, so it is really great news for our town that building work has now begun on the Radiotherapy Unit on the Great Western Hospital site.

Robert's Weekly Column - 29th July 2020

Parliament dissolved for summer recess last week and that means I have the opportunity to spend even more of my time here at home in Swindon, meeting with local residents and organisations, helping out with local campaigns and seeing a bit more of my family.

Robert's Weekly Column - 22nd July 2020

As face coverings become compulsory in shops from Friday 24th July, I am concerned about the impact that they will have on those who are hard of hearing and rely on lip reading, or those with autism and other disabilities.

A pay rise for public sector workers

We’ve announced that almost 900,000 public sector workers, including doctors, teachers and police officers, will see above-inflation pay rises.

Hop, Skip & Jump Update

A new provider has been found to run the short breaks service formerly provided by Hop Skip and Jump.