MPs meet Transport Secretary to press for Oxford-Bristol trains

MPs meet Transport Secretary to press for Oxford-Bristol trains

Duncan led a group of 10 MPs to meet with Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP and present their case for a new direct rail service between Oxford and Bristol.

MPs meet Transport Secretary to press for Oxford-Bristol trains

£235,000 to help Wiltshire’s disadvantaged 3 and 4 year-olds

Nurseries, childminders and other early years providers in Wiltshire are set for a £235,000 cash injection, nearly a quarter of a million pounds, to help three and four year-olds from disadvantaged families.

£235,000 to help Wiltshire’s disadvantaged 3 and 4 year-olds

Duncan secures business backing for his Corsham train campaign

Duncan secures business backing for his Corsham train campaign

Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership have backed Duncan’s campaign for a new direct Oxford to Bristol rail service that could make the re-opening of Corsham station a reality.

Duncan secures business backing for his Corsham train campaign

Duncan challenges the Prime Minister to put our schools before tax cuts for the rich

Duncan challenges the Prime Minister to put our schools before tax cuts for the rich

At Prime Minister’s Questions, Duncan sought a commitment from David Cameron to protect education funding in the next Parliament, to ensure that cuts to Wiltshire schools’ budgets aren’t used to pay for Tory tax cuts for the richest.

PMQ on schools funding

About Duncan

Since 2010, Duncan Hames has been the Member of Parliament for the Chippenham constituency, which includes Bradford on Avon, Chippenham, Corsham, Melksham and surrounding villages. In addition to his responsibilities as a constituency MP, Duncan takes an active interest in renewable energy and ensuring that all children have access to a good education. Read more