Walker welcomes Spring Statement

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has welcomed news from the Chancellor in today’s Spring Statement which outlined that UK economy is continuing to grow, with wages increasing and unemployment at historic lows, providing a solid foundation on which to build Britain’s economic future. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicted…

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Robin Walker MP hails inclusivity of new employment figures

Member of Parliament for Worcester welcomes figures showing continued low levels of unemployment in Worcester, and broken records nationally for employment overall with the number of women, people with disabilities and people from BAME backgrounds in the workforce as ONS releases employment figures for January 2019. The recent figures confirmed…

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City MP joins local Chamber of Commerce for 2019 Business Manifesto launch

Worcester MP Robin Walker joined over 50 businesses at Worcestershire County Cricket Club this morning (25th January) for the launch of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Business Manifesto. The 2019 Business Manifesto is a collection of Herefordshire & Worcestershire’s key business priorities for local and national government, produced…

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Worcester’s High Street is Strides Ahead – Walker welcomes increased footfall from Christmas trading period

Worcester’s MP, Robin Walker has welcomed positive news from Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) that Worcester bucked the national trend, and saw an increase in footfall during the busy Christmas retail period. Increasing footfall when most cities have faced a significant decline is a huge achievement for Worcester, which enjoyed…

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Walker welcomes business rates retention pilot

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has happily welcomed good news for Worcestershire, following the announcement from the Ministry for Housing, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG) that the county has secured a one year 75% business rates retention pilot scheme that is worth over £4 million of revenue to the County.…

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