Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Robin Walker MP

Biography

Robin Walker was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union on 17 July 2016. He was elected as the Conservative MP for Worcester in May 2010.

 Education

Robin was educated at St Paul’s School in London and went on to study Ancient and Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford.

 Career

Robin set up his own internet business on leaving university and worked in financial services recruitment before joining Finsbury Group in Financial Communications in 2003. He worked in, and subsequently led the Industrials team at Finsbury, becoming Partner in 2009.

He was elected Member of Parliament for Worcester in May 2010. From May 2015 until he joined government, he served on the Administration Select Committee and chaired the All-Party Parliamentary Group for credit unions.

In the last parliament, he served on the Welsh Affairs Select Committee and the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee. He was also an officer of a number All-Party Parliamentary Groups, including Regeneration through Innovation, China, and Trade out of Poverty.

Robin has served as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Northern Ireland, the Secretary of State for DEFRA, and to the Secretary of State for Education.

 Personal life

Robin is married and enjoys walking, reading and travel. He is a keen supporter of the Worcester Warriors and the Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State will support the work of the Department for Exiting the European Union.

  • Market Access and Budget (future relationship with EU)
  • Migration and Citizens’ Rights
  • Implementation Period
  • Devolved Administrations, Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies

Announcements

  1. Ministerial Forum communiqué: 1 August 2018
  2. Robin Walker: Securing the future of MRPQ
  3. Ministerial Forum communiqué: 24 May 2018
  4. Aberdeen has a bright future post-Brexit, ministers tell industry leaders
  5. Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council: 28 and 29 November 2017
  6. UK Government Ministers to Engage Further with Scottish Parliament Over EU (Withdrawal) Bill
  7. Every part of Wales must flourish after Brexit
  8. Government affirms commitment to strong consumer protections post Brexit
  9. Ministers step up engagement with small businesses
  10. Walker: ‘London will go on being a great place to do business’