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Ed meets local farmers and the NFU

Ed caught up with local farmers and the NFU to discuss the implications of Brexit on farming. There was a productive discussion on the problems and opportunities created by the UK leaving the EU.

MP speaks at the Didcot TRAIN awards

Ed spoke at the Didcot TRAIN awards, which celebrates youth workers and volunteers that reach out to other young people in Didcot. Ed said ‘As a patron of Didcot TRAIN I am proud of the work of this outstanding charity in helping young people.’

MP attends ground breaking Milton Park

Ed attended the ground breaking for a new life sciences and innovation centre at Milton Park. An investment of £24 million will create a 130,000 square foot complex, creating 1,000 new jobs. ED said ‘This is a huge vote of confidence in the UK economy, especially life sciences.’

Ed meets students from Didcot Sixth Form

Ed met students from Didcot Sixth form on Friday. He discussed topics from Brexit and nuclear power to Strictly Come Dancing. Ed said  ‘I thoroughly enjoyed meeting the students. I found them incredibly engaging and well informed on a wide range of topics.

My next public meeting on Brexit

My second and final public meeting on Brexit will be held at Didcot Civic Hall between 19:00 and 21:00. I am looking forward to meeting many of you there. 

MP’s and Key Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Rail Improvements

A consortium of MP’s, high level Local Authority officers and LEP’s from Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Swindon met in Westminster yesterday afternoon to take forward exciting proposals to open a new rail line west of Oxford, running through to Bristol

MP Pushes Oxfordshire CCG for Action

Ed Vaizey MP for Wantage and Didcot held a meeting on Friday with David Smith CEO of Oxfordshire CCG.  Ed is seeking clarity on the priorities of the Oxfordshire Healthcare Transformation Consultation and its implications for residents of his constituency.  The first phase of the consultation ope

Ed Vaizey holds public meeting on Brexit

Last Friday Ed held a public meeting on Brexit at The Beacon, Wantage. After receiving over a thousand emails Ed invited his constituents to a public meeting to share their views and discuss the implications of Brexit, and about 100 people turned up.