Robin Walker

MP, Worcester

Worcester Conservative

Robin Walker campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Robin Walker’s voting in Parliament

Robin Walker is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Robin Walker’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Robin Walker’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Robin Walker’s full vote analysis page for more.

Robin Walker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Science and Technology Sector 1 Dec 2016

    The Department has a wide programme of engagements to ensure that the views of the science and technology sector are heard. For example, we have recently met representatives of the life sciences and tech sectors, and will continue to meet them in the coming months. While it is too early to speculate on our future relationship with EU science and research programmes, as part of our commitment...
  • Exiting the European Union: Science and Technology Sector 1 Dec 2016

    My hon. and learned Friend is right, and the Government are committed to ensuring a positive outcome for the UK’s life sciences and the pharmaceuticals sector as we exit the European Union. We have welcomed many hundreds of millions of pounds of new investment from Alnylam and GSK, and I can assure her that Ministers in our Department are engaging, and will continue to engage, with the...
  • Exiting the European Union: Science and Technology Sector 1 Dec 2016

    Absolutely. The UK space industry, in which I understand my right hon. Friend’s husband has played an important part, is a global success story, leveraging our best talent to deliver highly innovative products and services every year. We want a UK space industry that captures 10% of the global market by 2030, creating 100,000 new jobs. The UK will remain a member of the ESA, which is...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Worcester

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

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

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Administration Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Robin Walker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Robin Walker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 183 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i). (Registered 14 May 2015)

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