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OVER 100 PARLIAMENTARIANS CALL ON THE CHANCELLOR TO INVEST IN BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE

More than 100 cross-party MPs and Peers have written an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, urging him to continue investing in fixed and mobile broadband as part of the Spending Review and in the future. The letter was co-ordinated by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Broadband and Digital
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SLAVES IN OUR FIELDS: MATT WARMAN RAISES AGRICULTURAL WORKING CONDITIONS IN PARLIAMENT

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has raised concerns in Parliament about the exploitation of migrant workers in Lincolnshire’s agriculture. During Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Questions in the Commons, Matt highlighted the need for both supermarkets and consumers to consider the working conditions of workers, many of them migrants, to help ensure that the food
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Matt Warman MP calls for fairer school funding in Parliament

Matt Warman MP spoke up for pupils in Lincolnshire in a Westminster Hall debate on fair school funding last week. The debate, led by Vice Chairman of the F40 campaign Graham Stuart MP, called on the Government to introduce a fairer funding formula for schools, which is assessed on the basis of pupil need. Under
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Matt Warman MP welcomes Prime Minister’s commitment to faster broadband

Matt Warman MP has welcomed the Government’s commitment to provide faster broadband speeds across the country. The Prime Minister outlined plans to ensure that everyone can access broadband speeds of at least 10Mbps by the end of this Parliament. People will have a legal right to request an affordable, fast connection, regardless of where they
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PRESS RELEASE: Matt Warman MP hails end in sight for tax on tampons

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has welcomed the Government’s commitment to push for an end to taxing sanitary products. Sanitary products are currently charged at 5 per cent VAT, the lowest allowed under EU law, but Ministers have stated that they sympathise with campaigners calling for them to be tax-free and have secured
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Matt Warman MP supports campaign to help older people living in cold park homes

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, added his support to Age UK’s new campaign for warm park homes1 at a launch event in Parliament on Wednesday 21st October. The campaign is calling on the Government to roll out a specific energy efficiency scheme to help park home residents reduce their heating bills and keep
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Matt Warman MP joins over 100 MPs demanding fair school funding

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has joined 110 other MPs in writing an open letter to David Cameron calling on the Government to deliver school funding reform. The MPs, working on a cross-party basis, ask the Prime Minister to implement the funding formula proposed by the F40 campaign group, which would ensure fair
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Matt Warman MP speaks up in Commons for the law to balance the books

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, last night backed calls for a public sector surplus target to be enshrined in law, ensuring a sustainable economic future for Britain. As one of just six speakers chosen from the Government benches during the Charter for Budget Responsibility debate, Matt highlighted how the Government’s plan for the
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Parliament calls on Government to host ‘Not-Spot’ summit following debate

Parliament has called on the Government to host a ‘not-spot’ summit to consider ways to address variations in fixed and mobile broadband coverage across the country, following a debate in the House of Commons led by Matt Warman MP. Attended by a very large number of Members of Parliament from each of the main parties,
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PRESS RELEASE: Matt Warman MP to lead Commons debate calling for a ‘not-spot summit’

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, will lead a debate on Monday 12th October in the House of Commons chamber, calling on the Government to host a ‘not-spot summit’ to look at ways to tackle the variations in the roll-out of broadband and mobile internet across the UK. Also examining how best to complete
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PRESS RELEASE: NEW FIGURES MEAN MORE SECURITY FOR FAMILIES IN BOSTON AND SKEGNESS

Matt Warman MP has welcomed new figures showing that the number of people in Boston and Skegness claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit while not in employment fell by 851 – a 45 per cent drop – since 2010. The figures show that the government’s reforms to rebalance the economy and help more people into
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