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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