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Violence against women and girls

Ending the global scandal of VAWG is a top priority for the Department for International Development (DFID). I am proud of the leadership that the UK has shown on tackling VAWG globally: in the past five years, DFID has nearly doubled its programming to address this issue in humanitarian contexts and now has 127 programmes
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Support for people with Multiple Sclerosis

Improving opportunities for people with health conditions and disabilities, including people suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS), is a key priority for the Government. The aim of the Green Paper on work, health and disability which the Government has announced is to explore ways to help more people with long term conditions reap the benefits of work
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Childhood obesity

With nearly a third of children aged two to fifteen overweight or obese, this is an important issue to tackle, and one which I have personally raised in Parliament. It is an issue that afflicts a disproportionate number of local children. I am delighted that the Government has launched a far-reaching plan to curb childhood
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Supported housing

I completely agree that for many vulnerable people supported accommodation plays a vital role. The Government is committed to building a secure long-term funding framework for the sector, and encouraging further development in the sector. The changes to Housing Benefit announced in the 2015 Autumn Statement involve aligning the rules for claimants in the social sector
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Universal Credit

Campaigns Universal Credit is a major reform to our welfare system which is restoring the value of work, making sure it always pays to work, and crucially, that it pays to work more. Over 800,000 people have now made a claim to Universal Credit, with an average of more than 12,500 new claims being made
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Matt Warman mp welcomes news that more children in Lincolnshire are being taught in good or outstanding schools

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has welcomed the news that more children are being taught in good or outstanding schools. New figures from Ofsted show that 20 more schools in Lincolnshire have been judged good or outstanding in their most recent inspection compared to 2015. Across the East Midlands, 114 more schools have
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Column: Lincolnshire Reporter October 2016

“Lincolnshire,” a constituent recently informed me, “is the forgotten county.” I was keen to set him straight, and started reeling off all the things the Boston and Skegness constituency is getting from central government – the £100m flood barrier, the investment in roads, the renewed focus on community integration and economic growth, the extended tourist
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Radiocentre, Action Stations Launch, The House of Commons, London, 18Oct2016, Photographer BronacMcNeill

MATT WARMAN MP WELCOMES REPORT THAT HIGHLIGHTS PUBLIC SERVICE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL RADIO

Matt Warman MP has welcomed the findings of a new report which highlights the important role of commercial radio stations in serving local communities across the UK. The report from Radiocentre, the industry body for commercial radio, was launched in the House of Commons on Tuesday 18 October 2016 and featured the work of Lincs
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MATT WARMAN MP: “ALL OF BRITAIN CAN LEARN FROM LINCOLNSHIRE’S BRILLIANT SCHOOLS”

Matt Warman MP has voiced his support for the Government’s plans to allow more grammar schools to open, making clear that in the right environment they can be part of an eco-system to improve social mobility. In a Commons statement on grammar schools, Matt pointed out to the new Education Secretary, Justine Greening MP, that
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DEPARTMENT FOR HEALTH: LINCOLNSHIRE HEALTH AND CARE REVIEW MUST “FOCUS ON PATIENT OUTCOMES”

The Government’s response to a petition about the future of services at Pilgrim Hospital has made clear that any changes must focus on improving patient outcomes, consider patient choice, and be based on sound clinical evidence. Welcoming the response, Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman said, “The Government has taken this opportunity to remind the
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MATT WARMAN MP: “A SECOND REFERENDUM WOULD BE AGAINST DEMOCRACY ITSELF”

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, on Monday called on fellow MPs not to turn away from democracy and to respect the result of the EU referendum. During a debate about the referendum rules, Matt highlighted that calls to have a second referendum would not only be going against democracy, but would also bring
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