Robin Walker

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The Honourable
Robin Walker
MP
Member of Parliament
for Worcester
Incumbent
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Michael Foster
Majority 2,982 (6.1%)
Personal details
Born (1978-04-12) 12 April 1978 (age 36)
West Midlands
Nationality English
Political party Conservative
Relations Peter, Lord Walker (father)
Residence Worcester
Alma mater St. Paul's School (Barnes, London)
Balliol College at the University of Oxford
Occupation MP
Profession Businessman
Religion Anglican
Website www.walker4worcester.com

Robin Caspar Walker[1] (born 12 April 1978) is a British Conservative Party politician who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Worcester constituency. He was selected for the seat in August 2006.

His father was Peter Walker, Baron Walker of Worcester, who was MP for Worcester from 1961 to 1992.

Education[edit]

Balliol College, Oxford

Walker was educated at St. Paul's School in Barnes, West London, followed by a scholarship to Balliol College at the University of Oxford in Oxford, where he read Ancient and Modern History.

Life and career[edit]

Walker has campaigned in three elections, working for Worcester man and then Secretary of State for Health, Stephen Dorrell in 1997, for Richard Adams, the Conservative Candidate for Worcester in 2001 and as press officer for Oliver Letwin, then Shadow Chancellor, in 2005.

He set up his own internet business on leaving university. More recently he has pursued a successful career in the City of London with the financial communications company, Finsbury Group, advising the Chief Executives and Finance Directors of some of the country's leading industrial companies on their communications with the press and the financial community.

Robin is a long-term supporter of both Worcester RFC "The Worcester Warriors" and the Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Indeed, he wore the Worcestershire CCC tie whilst delivering his maiden parliamentary speech in the House of Commons.

In 2010 he defeated incumbent MP Mike Foster to win the Worcester seat, eighteen years after his father retired as a Member of Parliament and joined the House of Lords.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The London Gazette". London-gazette.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Michael Foster
Member of Parliament for Worcester
2010–present
Incumbent