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Welcome! My name is Matt Warman and it's a huge honour to be the Member of Parliament for Boston and Skegness.

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Matt visiting Vivarail’s model railway at Quinton Rail Technology Centre

MORE SERVICES ON BETTER TRAINS: BOSTON AND SKEGNESS MP WELCOMES RAIL IMPROVEMENTS

Matt Warman MP has welcomed the proposed developments from Abellio as the new operator of the East Midlands Railway franchise. Announced as the successful bidder on 10th April, Abellio will introduce brand-new trains, smart-ticketing, more seats and a more comfortable and reliable service for passengers. The new operator will provide new trains that include charging
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MATT WARMAN MP: “SECOND REFERENDUM A HAMMER BLOW TO FAITH IN DEMOCRACY”

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has called on the Prime Minister to deliver on Brexit, saying that a second referendum would be a “hammer blow to faith in democracy”. In the Prime Minister’s statement this afternoon to update the Commons on this week’s European Council meeting, Matt highlighted that 76 per cent of
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GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES £3 MILLION SCHEME TO REGENERATE VILLAGE HALLS

Village halls across the country will benefit from a £3 million fund to help connect rural communities. The new scheme offers village hall committees the opportunity to apply for grants of up to £75,000 towards refurbishment and alterations of the buildings. This could be used for improving existing facilities or building new meeting rooms. Commenting
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Lisbon Treaty

I know that information has been circulating about the Lisbon Treaty, which suggests that it will come into force in 2020 – this is incorrect. The UK signed the Lisbon Treaty in December 2007 and it came into force in December 2009. The main provisions of the treaty have applied since that date. Some have
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Funding for children’s services

I care deeply about the services our children receive and want to ensure that they have a future in which they can grow and thrive. I appreciate concerns about the funding for these services, and likewise am pleased that at the 2018 Autumn Budget the Chancellor made an additional £410 million available to local authorities
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Over-75 TV Licence

I do appreciate the importance of live television for many people, especially those who may otherwise feel isolated. People over the age of 75 are currently eligible for a free TV Licence. In 2015, the Office for Budget Responsibility estimated the cost of continuing the free TV licences to be £200 million in 2018/19, rising
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Pubs

I recognise the crucial role that pubs play in the social and economic life of our nation, as well in helping to promote responsible drinking, which is why I am encouraged by the support which the Government has made available to pubs. Through the Asset of Community Value scheme, communities can list facilities of local
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Foreign nationals working in the NHS

I would like to pay tribute to the tireless work that our doctors and nurses perform, not least of all the role of those doctors and nurses who have come from overseas to provide us all with our world-leading National Health Service. I completely understand concerns regarding the impact of our withdrawal from the European
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Extra costs for disabled people

I firmly believe that opportunity should be available to everyone, which is why I support the actions that have been taken to ensure the welfare system helps disabled people with the cost of living, and supports families raising disabled children. Since 16 January 2019 claimants who are in receipt of the Severe Disability Premium (SDP)
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AV on buses

Audio visual equipment on buses can support a wide range of disabled passengers to feel sufficiently confident to use buses. It enables them to access education, employment and other services, whether or not they are familiar with the route they are travelling. I welcome that through the Bus Services Act (2017), accessible information powers will
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Future trade agreements

Maintaining safety and public confidence in the food we eat is of the highest priority. Without exception, imports must meet all the relevant UK product rules and regulations. Any future trade agreements must work for UK farmers, businesses, and consumers, and uphold food safety, animal welfare standards, and environmental protection. In addition, when it comes
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