Robin Walker

MP, Worcester

Worcester Conservative

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How Robin Walker voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Robin Walker hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Growth Deals 29 Jan 2015

    The Worcestershire LEP has warmly welcomed the extra 7 million of investment that has been announced today, which will enable more than 600 apprenticeships to be created in our area. I am very grateful for that. All the south Worcestershire MPs recently joined Worcestershire county council in lobbying the Department for Transport for further investment in the southern link, and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Funding Formula (Schools) 19 Jan 2015

    What progress her Department is making on delivering a fair and transparent funding formula for schools and supporting areas that have been historically underfunded.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Funding Formula (Schools) 19 Jan 2015

    I am grateful to the Minister for that answer and this Government have done more than any other to address long-standing flaws in our school funding system and to commit to fairer funding. We have started the process, as my right hon. Friend says, but it still has further to go. Even with the 6.5 million for Worcestershire, local schools tell me that they are struggling to manage cost...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (2 Dec 2012 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (27 Jun 2011 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 123 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 03488210
(a) (Registered 6 March 2014)
(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 no 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 no 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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