Walker welcomes vital funding for local churches

Robin Walker, Worcester’s MP has welcomed today’s announcement of £18,700 funding for repairs to St Nicholas’ church in Warndon as part of a £55 million package of church repairs nationally from which Worcestershire churches are receiving almost £300,000. These repairs will also help to prevent further damage to these buildings…

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Walker officially welcomes major insurance business to Worcester

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, recently officially opened Canopius UK Speciality Ltd’s new offices on the Kings Court Business Park. The firm is one of the UK’s largest wholesale insurance brokers and forms part of the Canopius Group. Canopius is a global specialty (re)insurer and part of Sompo Holdings, one…

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Praise for Worcester’s new Midwife led Birth Centre

Last week Worcester’s MP joined some of his Worcestershire neighbours to take a tour of the wonderful new Meadow Birth Centre at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital. The new Midwife led unit will be opened at the end of this month and will support prospective parents from across the County. Robin…

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Robin backs budget for growth & rising living standards

On Monday 24th March Robin Walker MP spoke in his fifth budget debate to welcome the turnaround in the UK economy and Worcester’s spectacular revival of fortunes since 2010. He contrasted Labour’s dismal record in Government with the strong recovery that has been delivered by the Coalition saying: “After the…

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Big breakthrough for Fast Track Worcester campaign as 2 hour service appears on horizon

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester and a Vice Chair of the Cotswold Line Promotion Group, has given a cautious welcome to this morning’s announcement from the Department of Transport and First Great Western that negotiations to extend the Great Western Franchise have reached a conclusion with significant service improvements promised.…

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Blast from the past for Worcester’s MP

Robin Walker, Worcester’s MP and a member of the BIS Select Committee last Friday opened the new distribution centre for Worcester Bosch, the major Worcester employer that has grown over many decades from one man’s idea developed in his Worcester garage, when entrepreneur Cecil Duckworth developed a more efficient boiler…

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Clamping down on tax avoidance and evasion

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has welcomed measures in yesterday’s Budget that will press ahead with a new tax on multinationals that divert profits offshore and pledged to raise £3.1bn over the next five years by cracking down on “those who will not pay their fair share of taxes” as…

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