Robin Walker welcomes £3.2million funding to combat city centre congestion

Following last week’s announcement of record £54.5million funding to dual the Southern Link road, Worcester MP Robin Walker has welcomed further vital funding to address congestion on roads in the city centre. As part of a nationwide funding package, Worcester has been granted £3.2million to improve city centre vitality and…

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Walker hails historic breakthrough as Government commits record funding to dual Southern Link

Following years of campaigning, Worcester MP Robin Walker has today welcomed the Government’s announcement of the biggest transport investment in Worcestershire County Council’s history. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today (19th October) that £54.5million of funding is to be granted for the final phase of the Southern Link Road upgrade,…

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Walker urges Worcester residents to #BeCyberSmart at launch of West Mercia Police cyber bullying and online harassment campaign

Worcester MP Robin Walker has given his backing to a new campaign launched today (16th October) by West Mercia Police to raise awareness of internet-related crime and to give people the knowledge they need to stay safe online. With the strapline ‘The Virtual World Has Real Life Consequences’, the #BeCyberSmart…

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Robin Walker welcomes Energy Minister to opening of £3.5million Worcester Bosch training academy

Worcester MP Robin Walker welcomed Energy Minister Richard Harrington MP to the opening of a state-of-the-art training academy at Worcester Bosch on Friday (29th September). Following a £3.5 million redevelopment programme, the company’s flagship training academy was officially reopened by Robin and Minister for Energy and Industry Richard Harrington. The…

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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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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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