Walker hails first wave of Infrastructure Funding that will get Britain building

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today praised the Government’s commitment to targeted infrastructure funding following the announcement of £866 million for 133 council-led projects to be spread across the country. The announcement, made yesterday by the Housing Secretary Sajid Javid MP and the Chancellor Phillip Hammond MP confirmed investment of the first part…

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Worcester’s Transport on track under the Conservatives at risk from Labour

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today warned against Labour’s renationalisation plans following new analysis published by the Centre for Policy Studies this weekend which put the cost of Labour’s pledge at £176 billion. The report found that renationalisation plans from Labour’s 2017 manifesto and subsequent policy announcements would represent adding 10%…

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Robin Walker welcomes historic reforms to school funding as all Worcester schools set to gain

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today welcomed Education Secretary Justine Greening’s announcement of the full details of the Government’s new National Funding Formula for schools, which ends the historic postcode lottery. The National Funding Formula (NFF), the biggest improvement to the school funding system for decades, will ensure that for…

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Worcester MP welcomes 4th Annual Festival of Business

Worcester MP Robin Walker has welcomed the 4th annual Festival of Business to the city centre this coming Friday taking place on the high street and in the Guildhall. The annual one-day event is organised by Worcestershire Enterprise limited as an extension of #worcestershirehour, a twice weekly virtual networking event…

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Walker visits new Travis Perkins branch

Local MP Robin Walker visited the new Travis Perkins branch on McKenzie Way last week to officially open the branch and discuss the importance of apprenticeships in the city. Robin joined with Travis Perkins’ regional Director Huw Walters and Heart of Worcestershire student and Stepnell Ltd apprentice Daniel Little who…

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Walker hails successful return of Worcester Carnival

Worcester’s MP Robin Walker has hailed the return of the city’s carnival after attending Saturday’s triumphant relaunch of the event. After an absence of more than two decades, Worcester Carnival returned to the city’s streets on Saturday 1st July, with thousands turning out in glorious sunshine to see the parade.…

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