Robin Walker MP hails biggest increase in police funding since 2010

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today hailed the announcement of the largest increase in police funding since 2010. Central funding for West Mercia Police in 2019/20 will go up to £122.4m – an increase of approximately £2.3m compared to this year. Nationally, the provisional police funding settlement of up to…

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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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