Walker welcomes over £200,000 of National Lottery funding to support children with special needs in Worcester

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has welcomed the announcement that The Friends of Fort Royal and C&T have been awarded £205,740 from The National Lottery Community Fund. The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest community funder in the UK and awards money raised by National Lottery players to communities…

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Robin Walker MP hails inclusivity of new employment figures

Member of Parliament for Worcester welcomes figures showing continued low levels of unemployment in Worcester, and broken records nationally for employment overall with the number of women, people with disabilities and people from BAME backgrounds in the workforce as ONS releases employment figures for January 2019. The recent figures confirmed…

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Walker welcomes important legislation for workers’ rights as Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay Bill) receives Royal Assent

Today in Westminster, Robin Walker: MP for Worcester and Minister for Exiting the EU, has strongly welcomed a new workplace right to paid leave for bereaved parents. This upholds a key Conservative manifesto commitment to introduce a new entitlement to parental bereavement leave which has been officially enshrined in law…

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Walker welcomes best employment figures for 42 years, unemployment down and wages up in Worcester

Worcester’s Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Robin Walker has welcomed another fall in unemployment both locally and nationally in the latest official statistics released today. The official unemployment statistics nationally show the rate of unemployment falling to the lowest level since 1975 and a rising number of full time jobs as well…

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