Speech

Budget Debate

Charles Walker calls for a fairer tax system with tax breaks spread evenly across the income groups. [read more] about Budget Debate

Social Security - Benefits Up-rating

Charles Walker broadly welcomes the increase in state pensions but highlights the rising costs of council tax and fuel bills. [read more] about Social Security - Benefits Up-rating

European Communities (Finance) Bill

Charles Walker calls on the Government to ensure that taxpayer's money spent on European enlargement is spent effectively, especially at a time when the Government is breaking deals made with prison officers and police. [read more] about European Communities (Finance) Bill

Education and Skills Bill

Charles Walker raises concerns of complacency about education and calls for more emphasis on vocational skills. [read more] about Education and Skills Bill

National Insurance Contributions Bill

Charles Walker condemns any increase in national insurance that doesn't go towards funding local health services. [read more] about National Insurance Contributions Bill

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