Robin Walker

MP, Worcester

Worcester Conservative

A selection of Robin Walker's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details

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Robin Walker

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Eligibility of Members to vote on certain issues in the House of Commons 24 Mar 2015

    I rise to present a petition in the same terms on behalf of the residents of the faithful city of Worcester. It has been signed by more than 400 residents and 100 residents have signed a similar petition online. The Petition of the residents of Worcester. [P001473]
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Cyber-security 24 Mar 2015

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on this important update. He talked about clusters. He will know that one of the most important cyber-security clusters in the UK is in world-class Worcestershire. One business he has visited there, Titania security, told me it was benefiting from a wide range of Government help, including the apprenticeships scheme, research and development tax credits and...
  • Amendment of the Law 23 Mar 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Frank Dobson), and I agree with a great deal of what he said about taxation and the importance of clamping down on tax avoidance, although I gently point out that this Government, having closed the tax gap and, as my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke) pointed out, made our tax...

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Conservative MP for Worcester

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Pupils: Per Capita Costs
  • Palliative Care
  • Non-domestic Rates: Worcestershire
  • Commonwealth
  • Affordable Housing: Worcester

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (2 Dec 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (27 Jun 2011 to 3 Dec 2012)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 133 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Redwood Care Homes Limited
(a) Address of donor: The Foresters, Walton Pool, Clent, Stourbridge DY9 9RP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03488210
(a) (Registered 12 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Simon Lancaster
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Ray Apted
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 23 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Redwood Care Homes Ltd
(a) Address of donor: The Foresters, Walton Pool, Clent, Stourbridge DY9 9RP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 05908106
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: JCB Research
(a) Address of donor: Rocester ST14 5JP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00682651
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014; updated 19 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: OGN Group
(a) Address of donor: OGN House. Hadrian Way, Wallsend, NE28 6H
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 6390883
(a) (Registered 6 January 2015)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) Spectrum BioSecure Ltd (2) Magic Whiteboard (3) Worcestershire Chinese Association (4) West Midlands Safari Park
Address of donor: (1) Spectrum House, Checketts Lane Industrial Estate, Worcester WR3 7JW (2) Blackpole Trading Estate West, Worcester WR3 8TJ (3) 18 Malvern Road, Powick, Worcester WR2 4RU (4) Spring Grove, Bewdley DY12 1LF
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): each donor gave £250 towards the cost of supporting Worcestershire businesses on a trade mission organised by The Worcestershire Ambassadors; total £1,000
Destination of visit: Hezhou and Huizhou
Date of visit: 2-7 November 2014
Purpose of visit: support and advance trade, cultural and political links between Worcester and China.
(Registered 12 November 2014)

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