Affordable credit and debt relief measures in Budget welcomed by Worcester MP

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has welcomed measures announced by the Chancellor Philip Hammond in yesterday’s Budget to support affordable credit and provide a ‘breathing space’ for people in debt. Following the work of the Financial Inclusion Policy Forum, the Chancellor announced a series of new policies to help households…

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Support for High Street welcomed as Chancellor cuts business rate bills by a third for small shops

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has praised the Chancellor’s action on business rates in today’s Budget, welcoming the much-needed support for small businesses in Worcester. As part of a £1.5billion pledge to combat the dominance of major online retailers and support local businesses, the Chancellor unveiled £900million in immediate business…

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Robin’s Westminster Diary (Worcester Observer)

As summer turns to autumn I have been reflecting on a successful – and eventful – few months for Worcester. At the start of July, as our record-breaking heatwave continued, we saw the addition of 30 colourful giraffes to the city’s streets in aid of much-loved local charity St Richard’s…

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