John Backs British Farming

On Back British Farming day John was proud to wear the special wool and wheatsheaf lapel pin around Westminster as the NFU had asked.

John writes on merits of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Planning

I am posting a copy of a joint article written by me and a barrister colleague, John Pugh-Smith, which we have submitted by way of representation from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Alternative Dispute Resolution as part of the consultation on the planning White Paper. The recommendations w

John affirms his support for protecting the Green Belt

Following the examination of the draft South Oxfordshire Local Plan the Inspector has issued his preliminary conclusions and post hearing advice. We still await the final report which is due later this year.

John welcomes new business to Thame

As we emerge out of lockdown John was delighted to see a new business open in Thame - Martin & Co Estate Agents. He went along to meet the Managing Director, Bill Cooper. 

John supports Thame Museum as it reopens

Thame Museum, like some many others, had to shut its doors earlier this year with COVID restrictions. Now with COVID safe provisions in place it has now been able to reopen. John visited them to see what changes they had made during lockdown and to celebrate the re-opening. 

UPDATE 2 - Exam Results

John has welcomed the announcement of the Education Secretary that Ofqual will be awarding students teacher assessed grades for this year’s A level and GCSE results.

VJ Day 2020

As the Nation marks the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day John added his thanks and praise to all those involved in the Far East Campaign.