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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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Asbestos in schools

The safety of pupils and staff is of paramount importance to the Department for Education (DfE). Ministers are committed to supporting local authorities, schools and academy trusts to meet their obligation to manage asbestos safely. The Health and Safety Executive’s expert advice recommends that if asbestos is unlikely to be damaged or disturbed, then it
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Violence in Gaza

I agree with concerns about the deaths and injuries in Gaza – the violence is shocking and tragic. Israel has a legitimate right to defend itself, however the number of those killed and injured demonstrates that we desperately need Israel to show greater restraint. I believe there is an urgent need to establish the facts,
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Commonwealth soldiers and citizenship fees

I welcome the fact that Commonwealth citizens, including Gurkhas, are exempt from immigration control under the Immigration Act 1971, throughout their service. The consequence of this exemption means that they are free from immigration conditions during the time they remain enlisted in HM Forces. I understand that those who have served as regulars are in
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Coastal communities

MATT WARMAN MP WELCOMES £408,000 GOVERNMENT FUNDING TO BOOST SKILLS AND REGENERATION IN LINCOLNSHIRE’S COASTAL COMMUNITIES

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £408,000 for projects across Lincolnshire’s coastal communities under the Coastal Communities Fund and Coastal Revival Fund. The announcement sees £370,000 in funding to provide career and skills development to help future-proof the coastal tourism sector in Lincolnshire, as part of the Coastal
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MATT WARMAN MP: ‘ADVERTISERS SHOULD LET THE BEREAVED OPT OUT OF MOTHER’S DAY MARKETING’

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, will today lead the adjournment debate in the House of Commons, calling on advertisers to allow those who have suffered a bereavement to opt out of marketing around Mother’s Day and similar occasions. Drawing on his own experience of losing his parents ten years ago, Matt will highlight
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Rough sleepers

MATT WARMAN MP WELCOMES £287K FUNDING TO HELP PEOPLE OFF THE STREETS IN BOSTON AND SKEGNESS

Matt Warman MP has welcomed today’s commitment from the Government to help rough sleepers off the street for good, with £287,813 granted to local councils. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire MP has committed £145,000 to Boston Borough Council and £142,813 to East Lindsey District Council to support rough sleepers in the area into safe and stable
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