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MATT WARMAN MP VISITS KIRTON HERITAGE RESTORATION SITE

Matt Warman MP visited the site of the Old King’s Head at Kirton on Friday (17th May) for an update on progress towards restoring this historic building and giving it a new lease of life as a B&B, Café/Deli and Community Space. The building was purchased by Heritage Lincolnshire in 2016 and its conservation has
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Matt Warman MP visiting Double Impact with Ruth Copleston from TNLCF

National Lottery funded community projects praised by Boston and Skegness MP

Local community projects, Double Impact and Unplugged Recycling, were today praised by Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, for the great work they do to support people with learning disabilities and those recovering from addictions. The MP described the groups’ work as ‘excellent’ when he visited them today (Friday 3 May) to meet local
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Matt Warman MP with Head of School of Health and Social Care at Lincoln University Nigel Horner

MATT WARMAN MP VISITS STATE-OF-THE-ART TRAINING FACILITIES AT NEW LINCOLNSHIRE MEDICAL SCHOOL

Matt Warman MP visited the University of Lincoln last week to review progress on their bespoke new state-of-the-art medical school building. Planning permission for the £21 million project last month got the go-ahead from local councillors. Lincolnshire has particular healthcare challenges with its rural geography and ageing population, and the new medical school is a
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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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