Local News

A Disappointing Response from the CCG on IVF

Today I received a letter from Lou Patten, Chief Executive of the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in response to my letter of last month calling for the adoption of NICE guidelines with regards to IVF in Oxfordshire.

Ed helps re-chalk the White Horse

Ed was delighted to join the National Trust in re-chalking the Uffington White Horse.  This significant monument is a vital part of the local communities history and Ed thanked all the staff and volunteers who maintain it for the enjoyment of all.

Are you Wantage's Best Small Shop?

I am calling on Wantage’s small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.

Prime Minister Theresa May Praises Harwell as One of her Final Acts in Office

In a letter to local Member of Parliament Ed Vaizey on her penultimate day in office, Prime Minister Theresa May MP took the opportunity to praise the UK’s ‘world leading capabilities’ in the space sector, in particular drawing attention to the ‘vibrancy’ of the Space Cluster at the Harwell Campu

Ed meets with Education Minister and OCC

Ed met with education minister, Lord Agnew, and Ian Hudspeth, leader of Oxfordshire County Council to discuss the expansion of several primary schools in the Wantage and Didcot constituency.  Officers at the council and officials at the Department for Education had a useful meeting and have agree

Ed visits the Space Cluster

Ed met Tim Sherwood and Barbara Ghinelli, from the Satellite Application Catapult, at the Space Cluster at Harwell. This was a showcase for the space industry, ninety space companies have been established at Harwell in the last decade.

Ed discusses Bee disease

Ed met with his constituent Penny Hearn from Bee Watch who is campaigning for a mandatory register of bee keepers.  This would help combat the spread of bee disease. 

Ed visits MRC

Ed met Sara Wells and Steve Brown of the Medical Research Council to discuss the amazing work into genetics being carried out at their centre in Harwell

Ed opens Newton Europe's new office

Ed was delighted to open the new office building for Newton Europe.  Newton are a team of the brightest and most curious engineers, scientists, mathematicians and change specialists based at their headquarters in Kingston Bagpuize. 

Ed catches up with AEAT pensioners

Ed caught up with AEAT pensioners who have been so badly treated.  He will continue to work with fellow MPs to try to change the law to help have their case looked into.