Walker welcomes billion pound boost for schools & another step towards fairer funding

Worcester MP Robin Walker has welcomed the Government’s £1.3 billion school funding boost that will see more money going to schools and the budgets run by head-teachers in Worcester. Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening announced the boost for core school funding yesterday alongside plans for the new National…

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Walker hails £29million funding boost for local hospitals

Worcester MP Robin Walker has today welcomed a breakthrough funding announcement of £29million for acute hospitals in Worcestershire, including the Alexandra and Worcestershire Royal Hospital. The funding – which Robin has continually pressed the case for with Ministers since 2015 – marks the biggest capital investment in the acute trust…

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Walker visits new Travis Perkins branch

Local MP Robin Walker visited the new Travis Perkins branch on McKenzie Way last week to officially open the branch and discuss the importance of apprenticeships in the city. Robin joined with Travis Perkins’ regional Director Huw Walters and Heart of Worcestershire student and Stepnell Ltd apprentice Daniel Little who…

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Walker hails successful return of Worcester Carnival

Worcester’s MP Robin Walker has hailed the return of the city’s carnival after attending Saturday’s triumphant relaunch of the event. After an absence of more than two decades, Worcester Carnival returned to the city’s streets on Saturday 1st July, with thousands turning out in glorious sunshine to see the parade.…

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