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.

  • Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability 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 for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees 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

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 11 Oct 2016

    European Union Committee: Brexit: UK-Irish Relations. 4:00 pm; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 4:05 PM) Mr James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Mr Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff 20 Sep 2016

    Britain has been at the forefront of the free trade-supporting countries in the EU for the last 40 years. The Department for Exiting the EU now has over 200 staff plus the expertise of over 120 officials in Brussels, and is growing fast. The overall size and scope of the new Department, including staffing and budget, are regularly reviewed. We will ensure we are appropriately staffed to deal...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Staff 19 Sep 2016

    The Department for Exiting the EU now has over 200 staff in London, plus the expertise of over 120 officials in Brussels, and we are still growing rapidly. The overall size and scope of the new department, including staffing and budget, are regularly reviewed. We will ensure we are appropriately staffed to deal with the task at hand. As a new department we do not yet hold diversity data for...

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Robin Walker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — 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 91.07% 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 — 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.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Robin Walker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 167 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 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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