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Oliver's Column for My News - July 2020

As I write this article, the UK’s COVID-19 alert level has reduced from four to three. This is a big moment for the country and shows that with the hard work of the British people, the government’s plan has been working.

Oliver's Column for My News - May 2020

Like most of you I have been working from home these past few weeks, but I have been continuing to work hard as your Member of Parliament, and as a Cabinet Minister, dealing with this unprecedented crisis caused by COVID-19. 

Oliver's Column for My News - April 2020

I am writing this article just after The Chancellor has delivered his first Budget.  

I am aware that by the time it is published, events in relation to the coronavirus are likely to have moved on significantly.  

Oliver's Column for My News - March 2020

I am delighted and thrilled to have been appointed as Secretary of State for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in the recent reshuffle.

This is something I care passionately about and has real relevance to our local area.

Oliver's Column for My News - February 2020

It was an honour to be re-elected as your Member of Parliament in December. It was fantastic to speak to so many people out on the campaign trail, and thank you for placing your trust in me to be your representative again.  

Oliver Backs Future of Aldenham Reservoir as Owners Lower Water Level

Oliver Dowden has this week renewed his support for Aldenham Reservoir and maintaining it as a community asset. The pledge came after the news that the sluice gates at the reservoir have been opened by its owners, Liberty Lake Leisure Ltd, releasing water and lowering its depth by a metre.