t: 01993 225020
e: robert@robertcourts.co.uk
27 OCT 2017

Robert Courts MP Pledges his Support for Community Transport Providers

Robert Courts MP met with representatives of the West Oxfordshire Community Transport Association (WOCTA) this morning to pledge his unwavering support for local community transport operators. Robert took a ride on the Witney Town Bus and vowed to do everything he could to support them in Parliamen...

23 OCT 2017

Robert Courts MP visits Edith Moorhouse Primary School

Robert Courts MP recently visited Edith Moorhouse Primary School in Carterton to meet pupils and staff for a tour of the school.  Robert also opened the school's new nursery facilities. Robert said: "I really enjoyed my visit to Edith Moorhouse.  The community ethos of the school is share...

20 OCT 2017

Robert meets with Network Rail to discuss Tackley Rail Crossing

Robert Courts MP met with Network Rail representatives today to discuss the ongoing safety issues at the Tackley rail crossing. Robert made clear his continued concerns over the crossing, and emphasised the need for action to be taken. Robert said: "I am clear that the safety issues at the Tackley...

05 SEP 2017

Judge grants ground-breaking decision over future of Oxfordshire's healthcare

Councils have been granted a full judicial hearing regarding the Oxfordshire CCG's Phase One consultation on the future of healthcare in Oxfordshire.  This phase was rushed, poorly researched and did not present residents with geniune choice.   At the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday, Mr...

14 JUL 2017

Robert Courts MP launches Oxfordshire County Council's and Veterans UK's leaflet for veterans

I am really pleased to support the launch of Oxfrodshire County Council and Venterans UK's leaflet for veterans, signposting help for those that need it - quickly and easily. You can read the leaflet in full here.

15 MAY 2017

Robert Courts General Election 2017 campaign launch!

"I am honoured to have been chosen by West Oxfordshire Conservatives to stand as their candidate for the 2017 General Election. In the six months since you elected me as your MP at the October 2016 by-election, I have been very active locally and in Parliament ensuring local peoples' voices are hea...

18 APR 2017

Robert responds as PM calls June General Election

The Prime Minister has announced that a General Election will be held on 8 June - and that she will shortly take the necessary steps in Parliament to ensure that this can happen. Local MP Robert Courts backed the decision and said that the choice was a clear one about strong local and national lead...

07 APR 2017

Robert's response to phase one of Oxfordshire health bosses' proposals for the future of Oxfordshire healthcare

I have today submitted my formal response to the first phase of Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group's proposals for the future of Oxfordshire's healthcare. These proposals are a major undertaking, and although I agree with large parts of them, there is room for improvement which must be taken ...

05 APR 2017

Hanborough Manor Primary School welcomes visit from MP for Witney

Excellent questions from the children at Hanborough Manor Primary School.  I would like to thank all those submitted ones for me to anwser! I always enjoy the chance to see how local schools are progressing, and seeing teachers and pupils at work.

05 APR 2017

Robert Courts MP meets pupils at Great Tew Primary School

I greatly enjoyed visiting the beautiful Great Tew Primary School.  The passionate team at the school have made the absolute most of their small site and have really made this a heart of the village. I would also like to thank the school council for a very interesting tour!

04 APR 2017

Madley Brook Primary School welcomes Robert Courts MP

I visited Madley Brook Primary School in Witney, where it was great to see the real dedication from enthusiastic teachers and enjoyment from the pupils. Only opened in 2003, the school has gone from strength to strength and become a real centre for the community.

04 APR 2017

Rural broadband top of the agenda for Robert Courts and Wurzel

I was glad to meet Ed from outstanding local rural broadband supplier Wurzel. We discussed broadband supply issues in West Oxfordshire and I leant more about the success of their business. It is essential to improve broadband in West Oxfordshire in order for our area to continue to thrive.  T...

04 APR 2017

Robert Courts MP visits teachers and pupils at Hailey Primary School

Hailey Primary School is a friendly and welcoming school providing stimulating & supportive education in the heart of one of our rural villages. I was glad to meet teachers and children and see their work for myself.

03 APR 2017

Owen Mumford welcomes Robert Courts MP to their headquarters in Woodstock

I was delighted to visit a world-leading, innovative supplier of medical devices - and major local employer - Owen Mumford at their HQ in Woodstock during recess. Businesses such as this are vital to West Oxfordshire, and I will continue to work hard to ensure that our area remains somewhere where ...

03 APR 2017

MP for Witney meets with residents at Richmond Village in Witney

I enjoyed speaking to and meeting residents at the impressive new Richmond Village in Witney.  This is an impressive new development for older residents, with brilliant facilities and which encourages a true sense of community.

03 APR 2017

Wood Green School hosts visit from the MP for Witney, Robert Courts

Great questions and discussion with students at Wood Green School, Witney, recently.  I am always happy to see young people engaged in politics and local issues.

03 APR 2017

Combe Primary School welcome visit from Robert Courts MP

Started this morning meeting pupils & staff at outstanding Combe Primary School, answering questions and telling them about my role as your MP. I always enjoy visiting the rural schools in West Oxfordshire; they are such an essential part of our communities.

31 MAR 2017

Robert Courts continues on his tour of parish council in Bampton

Good to meet Bampton Parish Council to discuss local priorities.  I am now well on my way to meeting with the 81 parishes in West Oxfordshire and I am enjoying meeting with those working in this vital third layer of government.

31 MAR 2017

Robert Courts MP visits Stewart Milne Timber Systems

Leading timber construction company Stewart Milne are based right here in Witney; great to visit their factory and learn about their work & contribution to industry & the economy. I am proud to have companies such as Stewart Milne based here in West Oxfordshire. During my visit, I was able...

31 MAR 2017

Sovereign Homes and Blenheim welcome Robert Courts at the Home Farm in Bladon

Sovereign Homes & Blenheim have made some beautiful, affordable homes at Home Farm in Bladon; I support plans for homes that people can afford & which complement our villages. I have promised to make sure that West Oxfordshire has housing development which works for all over us. We must en...

17 MAR 2017

Robert Courts MP presented with Wild Oxfordshire's report into nature in the county.

Wild Oxfordshire's 'State of Nature in Oxfordshire' report is an important contribution to conservation locally; as a conservationist I was glad to meet with the team to discuss it.  I am passionate about West Oxfordshire remaining home to a diverse array of nature and wildlife.

17 MAR 2017

MP for Witney meets teachers and pupils at Woodstock Primary School

Very much enjoyed my visit to the outstanding Woodstock Primary School. Teachers showed me their new kitchen, as well as the wealth of activities they offer for the children led by talented, enthusiastic teachers.

17 MAR 2017

Robert Courts MP visits Abingdon and Witney College

I greatly enjoyed my recent visit to Abingdon and Witney college.  I went on a tour of the college and met with a number of students.  I was particularly impressed with the facilities at the campus, which are rivalled only by talents of students & skills of teachers. Pleasure to visit ...

10 MAR 2017

Tackley's new railway shelter

I was honoured to open Tackley's new railway shelter today with GWR - a real asset for the local community.

10 MAR 2017

Darke & Taylor helping on apprenticeships

Darke & Taylor are providers of electrical and mechanical services, covering all aspects of building services from design, to construction and maintenance. I paid a very enjoyable visit to this local firm, to take a look at their premises & their thriving business; also to hear fr...

10 MAR 2017

Meeting with Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group does a great job supporting promoting and lobbying for business in the Thames Valley. I was pleased to meet with them and discuss current policy issues and hearing the views of local business.

18 FEB 2017

Helen & Douglas House, an amazing charity

Helen & Douglas House is a registered charity caring for babies, children & young adults with life-shortening conditions; it is reliant on voluntary donations. My visit to them was both moving and inspiring; what a privilege to meet their fantastic team.

18 FEB 2017

Visiting My Store Self Storage

It is always a pleasure to visit thriving, innovative new local businesses, such as My Store Self Storage, the first purpose built one in Witney- and it is great to see their success. 

18 FEB 2017

Meeting Wootton Parish Council

My busy day finished by meeting Wootton Parish Council, as well as members of the public, at the gorgeous Killingworth Castle pub and restaurant. This is a stunning 17th Century Coaching Inn in Wootton by Woodstock and another great example of the wonderful places we have in our area to enjoy.&nbs...

18 FEB 2017

February is Rural Crime Month

The Thames Valley Police Rural Partnership has launched a month of action in order to further combat crime in rural areas. The campaign, which will run throughout this month, will be focussing on combating crimes which affect rural businesses in the Thames Valley, particularly burglaries at non...

17 FEB 2017

Parish Council visits

My Parish tour continued this week: Standlake, Tackley, South Leigh, Upper Glyme & Fifield, hearing about issues that matter locally.    

17 FEB 2017

Visit to Hunters Cake Cafe

    Hunters Cake Cafe is a new independent cafe in Witney specialising in cakes, but also serving breakfasts, light lunches, suki tea, milkshakes.... I called in to meet the team at this thriving business, and of course to try the homemade cake. I wish them every success.

16 FEB 2017

"Fragile Lives" -book launch by Professor Westaby

I was delighted to attend the book launch of "Fragile Lives" by my brilliant constituent, heart surgeon Prof Stephen Westaby, in Oxford recently. This powerful book describes a heart surgeon's stories of life and death on the operating table . Prof Westaby tells how he was a back-street boy from a S...

16 FEB 2017

Discussing housing with Carterton Councillors

Housing is very much at the forefront of news with the release of the Government's new White Paper. My meeting with Carterton Councilllors was therefore extremely important, discussing housing requirements

16 FEB 2017

Carterton Police taking steps to cut rural crime

I have been keen to stay in touch with what our brilliant local police officers are doing in their efforts to cut rural crime.  I was very impressed by a demonstration of this new Kubota's capabilities with Carterton police.  

16 FEB 2017

Social Care Disability and Mental Health support from charity Guideposts

Good to see Ian & Kate from wonderful mental health charity GuidepostsUK recently to talk about their incredible work.  Guideposts is a multi-disciplinary social care & mental health charity, focused upon people and their wellbeing.  The charity has over 40 years' experience of mee...

16 FEB 2017

MP welcomes flood prevention investment

I am pleased to report that hundreds of properties in West Oxfordshire have been saved from flooding thanks to a programme of measures across our constituency. I am sure you will remember the 2007 floods, which flooded over 1700 homes and businesses in West Oxfordshire and made many roads and bridg...

02 FEB 2017

MP urged councillors to declare surgery closure a substantial change

I am pleased the Deer Park closure has been referred. I had urged the Oxfordshire Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee to vote to register the closure of the surgery as a 'substantial change, which would seen the matter referred to the Secretary of State for Health,  Jeremy Hunt, for r...

28 JAN 2017

Witney's brilliant firefighters

I was glad to meet a team of Witney's brilliant firefighters last night, discussing firefighting priorities. What an amazing job they all do for us.  

28 JAN 2017

Visit to Siemens Healthineers

@SiemensHealth: Siemens Healthineers is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry & a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and health IT. I made a very productive visit to this major local employer, seeing leading MRI healthcare work & discussing ...

28 JAN 2017

Queens Head in Eynsham

I called into the reopened Queens Head in Eynsham to see Julie & family who have done a great job - a wonderful pub!

28 JAN 2017

Celebrating Australia & Waitangi days

Britain has no closer friends than Australia & New Zealand. I was very honoured to celebrate Australia & Waitangi Days with the High Commissioners this week.

27 JAN 2017

Opening Oxford Energy Academy's new premises

I was extremely honoured to open Oxford Energy Academy's new premises today, and to hear about their apprenticeship training; I even tried my hand at it myself!

27 JAN 2017

Chimney Meadows nature reserve

Wildlife has been a passion of mine throughout my life. There are 47 individual Wildlife Trusts covering the whole of the UK. Together, the Wildlife Trusts are the UK's largest people-powered environmental organisation, working for nature's recovery on land and at sea. Each Wildlife Trust is a...

27 JAN 2017

Discussions with Chipping Norton Town Council

As part of my Parish tour, I met today with Chipping Norton Town Council and discussed health and local infrastructure.

26 JAN 2017

Visiting St John's Church Carterton

My constituency of Witney & West Oxfordshire has so many different communities and it was a real pleasure to visit the very welcolming St John's Church at Carterton  

26 JAN 2017

Pressing the case for high speed broadband

Matt Hancock MP is the Minister of State responsible for digital and culture policy at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. I held a meeting with him recently to press the case for high speed broadband throughout West Oxfordshire. This has been one of my priorities since I was elected. ...

18 JAN 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day approaches - we must never forget the lessons of the past

The Holocaust Educational Trust works with schools, colleges and communities across the UK to educate about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance. I was honoured to sign the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment today. It is so vital that we remember the victims and survivor...

14 JAN 2017

Discussing beat challenges with the Witney police team

My last meeting of the day was with the local Witney police team of Thames Valley Police to discuss on-the-beat level policing challenges.

14 JAN 2017

Ebico - UK's first not-for-profit energy provider

Ebico is the UK's first not-for-profit energy provider, with a core aim to put people before profits – and to provide affordable energy for every home.  Today, I had a very interesting visit to them, hearing about their work helping those affected by fuel poverty.

13 JAN 2017

Community First Oxon

Community First Oxon (formerly ORCC) helps communities with community led plans, housing, transport, village halls & shops and more. Today, I had an important visit to the brilliant hard-working team to discuss ways to work together to help West Ox's rural communities

13 JAN 2017

Meeting the 'team' from the Bike Safe Charity, B4044!

The Bike Safe charity aims to get a multipurpose community path built between Eynsham and Botley (Oxford) via Farmoor along the B4044. There was a great turnout when I visited them at the Talbot to hear about proposals for a cycle lane from Eynsham to Oxford. 

12 JAN 2017

Discussions on the Oxon NHS Transformation Programme consultation

My first meeting this morning was with Oxfordshire CCG, discussing the many pressing health issues specific to West Oxfordshire. Victoria Prentis and I discussed with  Trust and CCG the Oxon NHS transformation programme consultation. There is still much to be ironed out.  

06 JAN 2017

A brilliant young people's charity- Base 33

Base 33 provides a range of youth work interventions, both building based, and detached youth work to young people across West Oxfordshire. They have helped hundreds of young people in the last 15 years, in Witney and West Oxfordshire.  It was great to visit them today and meet everybody.

06 JAN 2017

Meeting at Charlbury Station to discuss train services

This afternoon, I met Mark Hopwood, Managing Director of Great Western Rail, with local County Councillor Rodney Rose, at Charlbury railway station to discuss train services After that very windy train station visit, I took my guests to the 16th century Bull Inn (once a coaching inn) at Charlbury f...

06 JAN 2017

Receiving an update on local healthcare issues

I started this morning by talking to the Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals and discussed health care concerns that affect West Oxfordshire. In the afternoon, I held a health meeting with the Chipping Norton Hospital Action Group and Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, discussing ...

05 JAN 2017

Inspecting flood management measures

Today, I had an important meeting at Littlestock Brook, Milton-under-Wychwood with representatives of the Environment Agency and Wild Oxfordshire, parishes and landowners about the natural flood management project. Wild Oxfordshire is a local conservation charity working to make Oxfordshire's envi...

05 JAN 2017

Wonderful news for West Oxfordshire - 200 jobs at RAF Brize Norton as MoD agrees £410m Atlas aircraft contract

Today's announcement of 200 jobs at RAF Brize Norton is a great boost for the West Oxfordshire economy. The £410 million contract agreed by the Ministry of Defence secures a key part of the RAF's airlift transport fleet until 2026, continuing our area's important relationship with the RAF. I ...

04 JAN 2017

Robert Courts' New Year Tour of Parish Councils

Parish councils are at the heart of our communities throughout West Oxfordshire and I am undertaking a New Year tour of them. I started by visiting members of Freeland Parish Council to hear about their local concerns After weekly surgeries at midday, I continued my Parish tour, heading west to s...

03 JAN 2017

New coffee shop thriving

Witney has so many wonderful small businesses and I was delighted to see this one thriving, Ue Coffee Roasters, as well as meet meet Evie & Mike. What an amazing local business producing wood-fired, clean-air roasted coffee!  

31 DEC 2016

Robert Courts congratulates all those who have received New Years Honours

I would like to send my congratulations to all those from West Oxfordshire who have received New Year's Honours, and our sincere thanks for all your service over the years. Here is the full list

30 DEC 2016

Witney Rotary TWIXT tea party

Rotary is an worldwide organisation with over a million members worldwide, doing valuable work in the areas of community, youth, vocational and international service. Witney Club is very active locally and I really enjoyed visiting their TWIXT tea party yesterday, where there was an invitation for a...

28 DEC 2016

Serious accident on the A40

I was shocked to hear of the sad news of the pile ups on the A40, when a woman was died and many were injured. There were four separate crashes in the fog. My thoughts are with the families of those hurt

23 DEC 2016

Joining Witney Round Table fund raising for local causes

I had great fun joining Witney Round Table last night with their Santa Sleigh. This is a highlight of the Christmas season - fundraising for local good causes! Favourite lights on the Smiths Estate!

17 DEC 2016

'Social Action' in Minster Lovell

I spent a really useful morning in Minster Lovell cleaning road signs with Liam Walker and the local team

16 DEC 2016

Visiting Royal Mail in Witney

We all depend upon the Royal Mail and at Christmas time the workload is multiplied many times. I really enjoyed an early morning visit to the team at Witney. It was great to see all the good work during this busy time of year!

16 DEC 2016

Visiting Bridewell Organic Gardens

  Bridewell Organic Gardens is an award-winning mental health charity on the outskirts of Witney in Oxfordshire, where they have a walled garden and vineyard. It was fantastic for me to visit them on Local Charities Day and to see their work in horticultural therapy for those with mental healt...

16 DEC 2016

Meeting Finlay, young citizen of the Year

I enjoyed meeting up again with Finlay, Witneys young citizen of the year, to present him with tickets donated by Great Western Railway

12 DEC 2016

What a shame Chippy didn't win the Great British High St award, but such a strong performance

I was do disappointed that Chipping Norton did not win the Greeat British High Street Awards, but  my congratulations go to Guy Wall & Shaun Fagan of "Experience Chippy" for a very strong entry. Next year!  

09 DEC 2016

Meeting business leaders in Witney

SMEs are a vital and productive part of our economy and supporting them is one of my priorities. Today, therefore, I was delighted to have a hugely productive breakfast meeting with SME business leaders in Witney. My thanks to STL Communications for hosting!  

09 DEC 2016

Chipping Norton Hospital Action Group

Today I have held one of my regular update meetings with the Chipping Norton Hospital Action Group.

09 DEC 2016

Discussing the problem of child obesity

I met Paul Currah from Cancer Research UK today to discuss how we can work together on their childhood obesity campaign.  

04 DEC 2016

Inspecting the new Pizza oven at the Blue Boar Witney

Good to visit again and look at the brilliant new look, and & the new pizza oven - this has really taken things  to the next level. Can't wait to visit again! Congrats to Giancarlo & team at Blue Boar Witney -

04 DEC 2016

Cogges Christmas Fair Witney

Cogges is a farm attraction, heritage site and barn wedding venue, encompassing beautiful Cotswold stone buildings, a walled garden and a peaceful orchard. There was a beautiful Christmas fair with a huge range of food and crafts to choose from.

04 DEC 2016

Chipping Norton Methodist Church - festive fund raising

Hugely imaginative Christmas tree festival designs from everyone raising funds for Chipping Norton Methodist Church.

04 DEC 2016

Supporting Hailey Church's floor fund

Glad to help out Hailey St John the Evangelist Church's floor fund by sponsoring a tile!  

29 NOV 2016

Discussing the Cotswold Line

This morning started with discussions on the future of the Cotswold Line, with key partners, including Great Western Railway and Cllr Hudspeth, Leader of Oxfordshire CC  

27 NOV 2016

Middle Barton Christmas lights "switch on"

  This year, I was honoured to be asked to switch on the Middle Barton Christmas lights. Community spirit is exceptionally strong in this wonderful village

26 NOV 2016

Woodstock Church Market

  Last visit of the day was to the very busy Woodstock Church Christmas Market.

26 NOV 2016

Christmas Fair at Stone & Wood Tiles

Great to meet Mark, Jules & Polly at their fantastic #stoneandwoodtiles Christmas Fair event today.

26 NOV 2016

Christmas fete fund raising for the primary school

    I called into a wonderful Christmas fete at Leafield Church to support raising funds for the primary school.

25 NOV 2016

Switching on Witney Christmas lights

Congratulations to the #witney team for the best Xmas lights ever and to Young Citizen of the year Finn for switching them on last night.  

23 NOV 2016

Roberts Westminster Report - Autumn Statement Special 10 Main Points for Witney & West Oxfordshire

Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the Autumn Statement. I have picked out the ten main points that will be of most interest to residents of Witney & West Oxfordshire: 1) A National Productivity Investment Fund has been announced, worth £23 billion, that i...

20 NOV 2016

One month on from my election

One month after the Witney by-election, I have made a short video message to update residents on the work I have been doing, in West Oxfordshire & Westminster.  

20 NOV 2016

Witney Army Cadets

  I attended a moving parade & service by Witney Army Cadets on Friday night: the 100th anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Somme.  Cadet forces do a really important and interesting job in developing our young people: and the young people say it is such good fun too, and re...

20 NOV 2016

Life saving blood

I spent a few minutes on Friday evening giving blood & urge anyone who can to do so.  It really does not take that long, but is critical for saving and supporting lives

20 NOV 2016

Meeting more of Chipping Norton's community

I was really pleased and honoured to meet more of Chipping Norton's community after prayers at their mosque  

20 NOV 2016

Extending the Long Hanborough Railway Station Car Park

I was delighted to open the extension to Hanborough Railway Station car park on Friday morning with local representatives and councillors

14 NOV 2016

Supporting the Carterton Business Bus

I am delighted to support the Carterton Business Bus event today, and sent the following message of support: "Thank you, everyone, for coming today to the Carterton Business Bus event. I would love to have attended myself, but am on Parliamentary duties today - I am however with you in spirit! &nbs...

13 NOV 2016

Pets in safe hands!

It was great to meet the team at Sunshine Cat Rescue, at the Town Hall in Chipping Norton. The strapline on their website says "24 hours a day 7 days a week".  What wonderful work they do for our feline friends. 

13 NOV 2016

The "Chippy" Theatre approaching its busiest season

I had a fascinating visit to the Chippy Theatre, as they lead up to their busiest time of year. Manager Jo Ludford talked  to me about their busy pantomime season.  "Robinson Crusoe" takes to the stage from 15th November to 8th January and promises to be a lot of fun.  A history of th...

11 NOV 2016

Wonderful work done at the ICE Centre in Carterton

  I have had a great visit to the ICE Centre in Carterton, hearing about their brilliant care and support work. Have a look at this short video.  

11 NOV 2016

Armistice Day Service at Carterton

    I was privileged to attend the moving Carterton Armistice Day service with local Councillors & residents yesterday. Lest we forget.  

11 NOV 2016

'Our Bus" service at the Bartons its 'brilliant'

I took a ride on the brilliant Our Bus Bartons volunteer local service earlier; it was great to hear how well the service is going!

06 NOV 2016

Supporting Witney Fireworks

Robert supported local people at a splendid firework event in Witney RFC tonight. Great community spirit.

04 NOV 2016

Long Hanborough fireworks display a great success

Well done to all of those who set up the fireworks display tonight at Hanborough Playing Field Association. There was a great turnout in aid of local charities.  

31 OCT 2016

Chipping Norton shortlisted for High Street Award!

Great news that Chipping Nortoin is shortlisted in the @TheGbHighSt awards. I have been urging people to vote to support the town and its businesses!     I told the House this week and asked the Prime Minister about small business support in market towns. Hansard 2/11/2016 col 887 Rober...

29 OCT 2016

Petition against the closure of the Deer Park Medical Centre

Robert Courts was in Witney today talking to local residents about his and their concerns, particularly the possible closure of the Deer Park Medical Centre. Signatures were collected for a petition

26 OCT 2016

Safety on the A34

The A34 is one of the principal road arteries for our area, affecting many in West Oxfordshire.  i was therefore pleased to support Ed Vaizey's important debate on safety today. See my full report here

25 OCT 2016

Robert Courts supports local health services

I was very pleased to support Victoria Prentis' important bill today and will be working closely with colleagues to protect our local health services

17 OCT 2016

Robert Courts raises A40 congestion with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

Robert Courts was joined by the Secretary of State for Transport on Saturday to discuss congestion on the A40. Chris Grayling MP heard about the challenges faced by local residents and was shown some of the worst trouble spots.Following the meeting, the Transport Secretary said: "It was very helpfu...

15 OCT 2016

Coffey: 'Robert Courts is the candidate who will deliver for rural communities'

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey, joined Conservative by-election candidate Robert Courts to visit an innovative flood management scheme in West Oxfordshire. Honeydale Farm, run by Cotswold Seeds, has an innovative flood management project which helps reduce the likelihood of flo...

14 OCT 2016

Robert Courts welcomes Government broadband announcement

Conservative by-election candidate Robert Courts has welcomed the Government announcement that superfast broadband will be rolled out across West Oxfordshire by this time next year. The Cotswolds Broadband project is addressing the final 5,800 premises in West Oxfordshire without Superfast broadb...

11 OCT 2016

Robert Courts writes to health boss to express concerns over West Oxfordshire’s health services

Conservative by-election candidate Robert Courts has written to the Chief Executive of Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Dr David Smith, to outline his concerns for health services across Witney and West Oxfordshire. Following the announcement that Deer Park Medical Centre will clos...

07 OCT 2016

Robert Courts visits local tech company to discuss his plan for businesses and broadband

Conservative by-election candidate Robert Courts met with staff at a Witney-based tech company and a business hub to discuss his plan for supporting local companies and rolling out broadband across West Oxfordshire. STL Communications, in Station Lane, is one of Oxfordshire's leading telecommunic...

Newsletter sign up!

Sign up to receive Robert's regular newsletter:

* indicates required



Latest video

Social media