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 MP hails biggest increase in police funding since 2010

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today hailed the announcement of the largest increase in police funding since 2010. Central funding for West Mercia Police in 2019/20 will go up to £122.4m – an increase of approximately £2.3m compared to this year. Nationally, the provisional police funding settlement of up to…

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Robin Walker MP impressed by patrol with new Police unit

Worcester’s MP Robin Walker recently spent the afternoon with the West Mercia Local Policing Priorities Team to experience what it’s like to be on the front line of crime prevention. The West Mercia Local Policing Priorities Team (LPPT) is a new division funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner, which…

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