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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Walker welcomes more seats and services for Worcester commuters as nearly £1billion invested in Midlands trains

Worcester MP Robin Walker has welcomed the announcement that almost £1billion is to be invested in train services across the West Midlands, as the region’s rail franchise – previously held by London Midland – was awarded to West Midlands Trains Ltd (a joint venture between Abellio, East Japan Railway Company…

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Walker welcomes plans to recruit 21,000 new mental health workers

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today welcomed the Health Secretary’s announcement of plans to recruit 21,000 new mental health workers in England to properly integrate mental and physical health services. As part of the Government’s commitment to delivering a comprehensive package of measures to transform mental health support, Health Secretary…

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Walker welcomes billion pound boost for schools & another step towards fairer funding

Worcester MP Robin Walker has welcomed the Government’s £1.3 billion school funding boost that will see more money going to schools and the budgets run by head-teachers in Worcester. Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening announced the boost for core school funding yesterday alongside plans for the new National…

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Walker hails £29million funding boost for local hospitals

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today welcomed a breakthrough funding announcement of £29million for acute hospitals in Worcestershire, including the Alexandra and Worcestershire Royal Hospital. The funding – which Robin has continually pressed the case for with Ministers since 2015 – marks the biggest capital investment in the acute trust…

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Robin Walker officially selected by local party as Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Worcester

Worcester’s MP, Robin Walker, has been officially reselected by members of the Worcester Conservative Association as the party’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the city in the forthcoming general election. Local party members held their selection meeting at Elgar’s Restaurant last night (28th April) and voiced their overwhelming support for Robin…

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