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Ed talks to Wallingford School sixth form

Ed met with Wallingford School sixth form on Friday to discuss politics. Ed said 'It was great to meet such an informed group of students that take such a keen interest in politics.'

Meeting on green energy policy

Ed met with representatives from eco companies based in the consitiuency to hear their thoughts on green energy policy.

Ed attends ground-breaking of new Harwell development

Ed attended a ground breaking for a new housing development in Harwell. He said he was thrilled to get things going on the new housing development in Harwell which would provide much needed new housing.

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