Speech

Work and Welfare

Charles Walker calls for a time limit on receipt of benefits to tackle the problem of professional claimants. [read more] about Work and Welfare

Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill

Charles Walker welcomes the Bill which would enable money from unused accounts to be given to good causes. Whilst applauding the motivation behind it, he stresses the importance of getting the detail right and welcomes the three year Parliamentary review. [read more] about Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill

Ministers and Civil Servants debate

Charles Walker praises the impartiality of the civil service but raises his concerns that the perception of impartiality is damaged by the practice of civil servants clapping in a new Secretary of State for the benefit of TV cameras. [read more] about Ministers and Civil Servants debate

Businesses and the Regions debate

Charles Walker calls on the banks to keep interest rates down for small businesses. [read more] about Businesses and the Regions debate

Economic Performance and Business debate

Charles Walker condemns the Prime Minister’s mismanagement of the economy over the past 11 years which will result in people losing their homes and jobs and taxpayers having to foot the £500 billion cost of rescuing the banking system. [read more] about Economic Performance and Business debate

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