Robert Buckland is MP for South Swindon

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Robert Buckland is MP for South Swindon and a member of the Conservative party.

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Thank you to ⁦@RobertBuckland⁩ and the team for supporting g our Raising Aspirations event ⁦@SwindonCouncil⁩ ⁦@SwinHealthy⁩ #BeWhatYouSee

"Love is love."

@RobertBuckland says 10 years ago he was 'concerned' about the concept of marriage for same-sex couples - but admits he was wrong.


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What could happen to abortion laws in the UK after Roe v Wade was overturned in America?

Former Justice Secretary @RobertBuckland says there is a criminal offence of 'procuring an abortion' in the UK - but believes the law needs updating.


Former Justice Secretary @RobertBuckland will be answering your questions about the US Supreme Court's ruling on abortion at 9:30am.

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In my previous role as Justice Secretary & Lord Chancellor, I worked hard to set out a plan for a radical sentencing overhaul to crack down on crime and protect the public. I am glad that these reforms have now come into effect

The Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Act comes into force today.

👉 Swipe through the carousel to find out the key sentencing measures that will protect victims & keep the public safe.

📰 Read the full press notice:

#PCSCBill #HarpersLaw #TonysLaw

Students set to benefit from better join up of mental health services to prevent them falling through the gaps at university as the government is investing up to £3m over the next academic year. For more information, follow this link:

Any day now, we're expecting to hear whether Swindon's bid has made it to the #DestinationGBR shortlist. Swindon has some tough competition but we're hoping the first-class bid will see us through to the next round. In the meantime, show your support here:

We must end Putin's stranglehold on grain which drives up global food prices, deprives Ukraine of revenue and puts millions at risk of starvation.

We will work with partners to end Russia's grain blockade and with Ukraine to repair vital railways.

Last week @instituteforgov hosted a fascinating discussion with @RobertBuckland, @SirJJQC and Baroness Butler-Sloss about the role of the Lord Chancellor - here's Sir Robert's views on how the role should change

Watch the whole discussion here:

"This reflects the high quality and well-governed service we provide for carers in #Swindon."

We've been reaccredited with a Level 2 @TrustedCharity Standard! Fantastic to see our news shared on the @swindonlink website.



This wasn't an easy story to share - but I hope it persuades you to check in on somebody this weekend.

If you are struggling yourself, please contact @samaritans now. Things will get better for you 🙏🏽

Ukraine can win and it will win.

But they need our backing to do so. Now is not the time to give up on Ukraine.

The UK will continue to back Ukraine every step of the way.

While today's Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade puts at risk the health and lives of women across America, most states in this country still recognize a woman's right to choose. Here’s what you should know.

On #ArmedForcesDay, people across the UK are joining together to recognise all those who are serving and have served our nation.

Whether at home or overseas we say thank you for your courage, service, and sacrifice.

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We’re stepping up to tackle food insecurity fuelled by Putin’s futile and unprovoked war in Ukraine.

The UK is playing its part to address this deadly global crisis with a package of funding to support countries across the Commonwealth.

What makes a good government law officer?

In a guest paper, @RobertBuckland shares his experience in the role - and warns that "law officers who prioritise politics fall into the immediate and more grave danger of not being true to their ethos"

Wednesday 22 June marked the official opening of the @OUHospitals Radiotherapy Centre at Swindon, bringing radiotherapy treatment closer to home for so many local people. Catherine Weaver and Jon Westbrook share their thoughts on the new centre.

Over 10,000 Household Support Fund energy vouchers are on their way to residents in receipt of Council Tax Support, to help with energy bills.

Find out about other help available – are you missing out? Go to our website:


Last week was our Transitions Roadshow, which provides info to parents/carers of young people with additional needs to help them plan for the future.

Thanks to all who made the day a success. If you couldn't attend, info and advice will be added here soon:

Lively and stimulating discussion at today’s @bw_businesswest MPs and Councillors meeting with local businesses @Arval_UK - talking #jobs #growth #education #transport #housing @JustinTomlinson @CllrDavidRenard. Thank you! #swindon

Tory MP Sir @RobertBuckland says the by-election defeats are a “perfect storm” including the cost of living crisis and confidence in Boris Johnson’s leadership.


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'A Cabinet minister resigning at 5:30am in the morning. How damaging is this?' - #KayBurley

@RobertBuckland says Oliver Dowden's resignation 'adds further problems' but he doesn't think it 'should be blamed on the party organisation'.


We’re delighted to share the first GAIN Neurodiversity Expo has been a huge success! Thank you to all the speakers and participants for making this a truely memorable event. Sign up now to become a member of GAIN at:

Starting in 10 minutes - our discussion with @RobertBuckland, @SirJJQC and Baroness Butler Sloss on the role of the Lord Chancellor - watch here:


My letter to the Health Secretary calling for the NHS England Children's Hospice Grant to be protected & extended and other measures, which will help seriously ill children and their families to receive the very best possible hospice and palliative care services @Tog4ShortLives

Thank you to @instituteforgov for today’s discussion on the role of the Lord Chancellor-with Lady Butler-Sloss and @SirJJQC

TODAY: Don't miss our event at 1pm on the role of the Lord Chancellor and whether it should be reformed.

@RobertBuckland will set out his proposals for reform followed by a discussion with @SirJJQC, Baroness Butler-Sloss and @Emma_Norris.

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It's finally here! This new radiotherapy centre in Swindon is a game changer.
Adult cancer patients will finally be able to get radiotherapy on site at Swindon's GWH
Hear from the people who made it happen 🥰 👇
@benpratershow @GWH_NHS @BF_NHS

TOMORROW: Should the role of the Lord Chancellor be reformed?

Join us on Thursday at 1pm when @RobertBuckland will set out his proposals, followed by a discussion with Baroness Butler-Sloss, @SirJJQC and @Emma_Norris

Could you lend a hand in our pop up shop at the Swindon Designer Outlet which will be open again from Monday 25 July to Sunday 21 August, particularly on the weekends.

If you're interested, please speak to our team on 01793 816193 or email

Children’s hospices provide lifeline care to seriously ill children and their families.
I have written to the Health Secretary today in support of @Tog4ShortLives and @Julias_House calling for vital funding to be protected and extended.
#ForTheChildren #ChildrensHospiceWeek

I need your help to find 'South Swindon's Favourite Pub'! Full details below 👎

🆕 We've agreed a partnership with @moderna_tx to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing and research centre in the UK 🤝

This will:
✅ allow NHS patients access to new vaccines
✅ strengthen our response to future pandemics
✅ boost the economy

Ken Clarke, the ex-chancellor, has warned the rail strikes "cannot be allowed to look successful".

He said if rail workers secure a large pay rise then "vast amounts of the public sector" will be "induced to go in for the same militancy, the same strike action" to get the same.

If you care for someone with a learning disability, it's important to know about support available - to help the person you care for, and to support you and your family. This @carerstrust page includes a helpful list to consider.


EVENT: The overlap of the lord chancellor between the judiciary and the political world is the source of much debate.

So should the role be reformed? Join us on Thursday 23 June when we'll discuss with @RobertBuckland @SirJJQC and Baroness Butler-Sloss

Don't miss out! It's Thursday this week for the GAIN Neurodiversity Expo 22 on 23rd June 2022, via Zoom. Register today at:
Hear from a wide range of speakers with personal stories and information from subject matter experts in neurodiversity.

Read my new paper on the UK government law officers | The Institute for Government

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Get the jab done today!

We are holding a walk in vaccine clinic:
📍 Sanford House, Sanford Street, SN1 1HE
📅 Tuesday 21 June
⏰ 8am - 4pm
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