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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

John comments on Green Belt protection

In a recent letter to Broxtowe Borough Council, the Minster for Housing has again set out the Government’s attitude to the Green Belt.  She has again stressed the commitment of Government to the Green Belt and to the need for ‘exceptional circumstances’ to justify changing boundaries.  The argume

John speaks on climate change in the Queen's Speech debate.

In any debate in the Chamber an MP may only speak once. In the debate on the Queen’s Speech I chose to make my contribution in discussion on climate change issues. You can read my contribution on the link on the Parliament tab on this site.

John comments of Secretary of State's action on SODC Local Plan

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government has written to South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) to say that he wants more time to discuss the emerging Local Plan with the council and whether he should call it in either in whole or in part.