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Sir Hugh Robertson, the Member of Parliament for Faversham and Mid Kent and the former Olympics and Paralympics Minister, has announced his support for this week’s Invictus Games for Injured Servicemen due to take place in and around The Olympic Park from Wednesday until Sunday. Hugh served in the army for over a decade seeing active service in Northern Ireland, The Gulf War and Bosnia and spearheaded a drive during London 2012 to encourage more injured servicemen to participate in the Paralympics. Read more about Hugh Robertson supports Invictus Games for Injured Servicemen
On the eve of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, it has been announced that Hugh Robertson, the Member of Parliament for Faversham and Mid Kent, has been knighted for his work as Olympics Minister during London 2012. The award was made following his decision to step down at the recent government reshuffle and also incorporates his work as Minister for the Middle East, North Africa and Counter Terrorism. Read more about Hugh Robertson knighted for his contribution to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Hugh Robertson responds to a debate on the Foreign Affairs Committee’s report ‘The UK’s Response to Extremism and Instability in North and West Africa’. Read more about Hugh Robertson responds to Foreign Affairs Committee report on North and West Africa
Hugh Robertson makes a statement to the House of Commons on the murder of three Israeli teenagers and the effect on the middle east peace process. Read more about Statement on abduction and murder of Israeli teenagers
Hugh Robertson replies on behalf of the Government to a debate on the persecution of minorities in Burma, particularly the Rohingya in northern Rakhine State. Read more about Hugh Robertson responds to debate on persecution of minorities in Burma
Hugh Robertson comments on the closure of Manston Airport:
“I was extremely saddened to learn of Manston's closure and will be pleased to support Sir Roger Gale and Laura Sandys in their efforts to see the airfield re-opened and its potential realised as an operational commercial airport.” Read more about Manston Airport