Worcester MP hails £3million of funding for Culture and Creativity

Robin Walker MP has welcomed the news that Worcester will receive £3 million from the government’s Cultural Development Fund to help drive local economic growth through investment in culture, heritage and the creative industries, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has announced today. Worcester Cultural Partnership will use the funding to restore…

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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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