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John welcomes Oxford-Cambridge Expressway review

John has welcomed the announcement today by the Transport Secretary that he would review, as a priority, the Oxford to Milton Keynes and M1 section of the proposed Oxford-Cambridge Expressway. The review is expected to mark the end of the project for the Expressway. 

Further reflection on the Oxfordshire Cambridge Expressway

John has long taken a keen interest in proposals for the expressway and has followed the work closely to review what is coming forward at each step of the way. In the light of the recent County Council decision to oppose it in any form he has again reflected on this.

John speaks up for retailers on retail crime

In  Westminster Hall debate today on Retail Crime John added his voice esepcailly in support of small shops of which there are many in the constituency. John said that his concern lay with the many small and medium sized shops which characterised the High Streets in the constituency for whom the

John helps launch Poppy Appeal in Henley

On Saturday John joined with representatives from the local branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) to help launch the annual Popply Appeal. 

John congratulates Reaction Engines

John has sent his congratulations to a constituency based company, Reaction Engines, on the successful test of their innovative precooler which is made at their Culham base. The precooler is designed to cool the very hot air coming into the SABRE engine at high speed in a fraction of a second.

John reflects on Saturday's sitting of Parliament

Over the past few months I have been out on the doorsteps across the constituency talking to people about the issues that matter to them. Those issues include housing, the NHS, Social Care, and Education.

John views Watlington Art Show

John took the opportunity to call in to Watlington Art Show being held at the primary school. This annual show is a school fundraiser which also gives local artists an opportunity to display and sell their works. Works included paintings, sculptures, jewellery, glassworks and ornaments. 

John attends Watlington Eco-Fair

John joined members of the community from in and around Watlington for an Eco-Fair held at Icknield Community College. The fair showcased things people could do become more environmentally friendly in their own lives and also had demonstrations and challenges to test knowledge and deepen understa