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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Robin Walker hails Ofgem’s energy price cap

Worcester MP Robin Walker hailed the announcement made yesterday by independent energy regulator Ofgem which provided full details of the Government’s price cap, and which will come into force on 1st January 2019 after an extensive consultation. For millions of customers, the energy market has not been working effectively. The…

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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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