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My response to The New European

Why did Britain vote to leave the European Union? There can be no more important exercise in this country today than understanding that great divide. Some say it was to ‘take back control’, or ‘get our country back’, while others say people failed to understand the benefits of the EU, or worse still were lied
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MATT WARMAN MP WELCOMES PLANS TO TACKLE LITTER ACROSS BOSTON AND SKEGNESS

Litter affects us all. It blights our local environment in Boston and Skegness and costs Boston Borough Council and East Lindsey District Council £644,000 and £893,000 respectively to clean-up. That is why the new Litter Strategy sets out plans to help to tackle this anti-social behaviour, making Boston and Skegness a more attractive area and
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A PLAN FOR BRITAIN, AND A PLAN FOR BOSTON AND SKEGNESS – MATT HAILS EU WATERSHED

  The Prime Minister has today triggered Article 50, beginning the process of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union and building a country that works for everyone in Boston and Skegness. Theresa May gave effect to the democratic decision of the people of the United Kingdom who voted decisively to leave the EU. In Boston
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MATT WARMAN MP CALLS FOR BETTER DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL FUNDING

MATT WARMAN MP CALLS FOR BETTER DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL FUNDING

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, has called on Education Ministers to consider distributing the new schools funding formula in a fairer way. In this week’s Education Questions in Parliament, Matt spoke of his recent Constituency Schools’ Conference for headteachers and governors and highlighted that, while many attendees welcomed the extra £4.6 million funding
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SCHOOLS UNITE AT FIRST CONSTITUENCY SCHOOLS’ CONFERENCE

  Matt Warman MP hosted the first Boston and Skegness Constituency Schools’ Conference this week at William Lovell Church of England Academy in Stickney. Speakers included the Regional Schools Commissioner Jennifer Bexon Smith, Dr Stephen Hopkins, National Leader of Governance and Councillor Patricia Bradwell, Deputy Leader of Lincolnshire County Council. Matt Warman opened the Conference
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MATT WARMAN MP CALLS FOR FAIRER BROADBAND SPEED ADVERTISING RULES

Matt Warman MP has led a Parliamentary debate calling for the Advertising Standards Authority to implement rules requiring broadband providers to ensure that the speeds they advertise are available to a majority of their customers. According to current regulations, just 10 per cent of people who sign up for a service have to receive the
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Campaigns

Asylum for torture survivors

Granting protection to those who genuinely need it and refusing those who do not, in as efficient, sensitive and effective a way as possible, is crucial. I have been assured that all members of staff who make asylum decisions receive a comprehensive level of training. This includes a dedicated five-week Foundation Training Programme that features
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Campaigns

Ivory trade

I am very concerned about the effect of illegal poaching and ivory trafficking on the long-term prospects for the survival of the elephant, and I know that my ministerial colleagues share this concern. Just how seriously the Government takes this issue was demonstrated when it held the London Conference on Wildlife Trafficking. Over 40 countries
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EU citizens in the UK

It goes without saying that EU nationals make an invaluable contribution to our economy, our society and our daily lives, especially in our constituency of Boston and Skegness. There will be no immediate change to their status in the UK. The discussions that the Government has with the European Union to agree the arrangements for
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TRADE SECRETARY VISITS BOSTON EXPORTING SUCCESS STORY

On Thursday 2nd March 2017, Matt Warman MP hosted a visit from the Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox MP, to Jakemans confectioners in Sutterton. During the visit, which included a factory tour, Jakemans showcased showcase their ongoing growth and their involvement within international exporting. Staff told the Trade Secretary about their
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