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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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Campaigns

Campaigns: Unaccompanied children

A number of constituents have contacted me regarding unaccompanied children from Europe. This is my response: I agree that we should do what we can to help unaccompanied refugee children. I am pleased that the Government began work to implement the Lord Dubs amendment immediately after the Immigration Bill gained Royal Assent. Since then the
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Campaigns: Attendance Allowance

A number of constituents have contacted me about Attendance Allowance. Government is currently considering a range of ideas for the future of local government. I welcome the fact that more power and more responsibilities are being handed to local authorities. One area which is being looked at carefully is how we care for people in
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Homelessness Reduction Bill

A number of constituents have contacted me regarding the Homelessness Reduction Bill. I would like to pay tribute to the excellent work that charities like St Mungo’s do to support those who find themselves homeless. Every person sleeping rough is a tragedy and I am glad that the Government is working to reduce homelessness. Councils have
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Childhood Obesity

With nearly a third of children aged two to fifteen overweight or obese, I agree that 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
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Letter to BBC Director General regarding Question Time and the EDL in Boston

Letter to BBC Director General regarding Question Time and the EDL in Boston

Following allegations, Matt wrote to the Director General of the BBC, Lord Tony Hall. The full letter can be found below. Dear Tony, This Thursday, the BBC recorded Question Time in Boston. I’m always glad to see the BBC reporting from the unique constituency it is my privilege to represent in parliament, whether it’s on
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Matt Warman in HOC Chamber

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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Please join me in Supporting the Boston Barrier

Boston’s flood barrier will deliver protection for over 14,000 homes against flood events that are likely only every 300 years, and pave the way for economic growth and future water level management. I was delighted to visit the site of the barrier recently with Chief Executive of the Environment Agency Sir James Bevan. The EA
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