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Welcome! My name is Matt Warman and it's a huge honour to be the Member of Parliament for Boston and Skegness.

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Sunday trading

As you may be aware, currently large shops can only be open for six consecutive hours on Sundays whereas small shops do not face this restriction. The Government has proposed giving local areas the power to decide whether they wish to change these rules, and I do think it is important that such decisions can
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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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Junior doctor contract reform

My wife is a junior doctor herself, so I am acutely aware of the strength of feeling surrounding this issue. I also contributed to a recent House of Commons debate on contract reform, and you might be interested to read my speech via the following link: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmhansrd/cm151028/debtext/151028-0004.htm#15102846001513 I completely agree that junior doctors work extremely
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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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Dog meat debate

I was very sorry not to have been able to attend the debate, as it clashed with another debate about fairer school funding.  I view the trade and consumption of dog meat as abhorrent, particularly where it involves cruelty to animals. The Government has ensured that the UK continues to raise concerns with countries that
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Fracking

I fully understand and appreciate people’s concerns about fracking. Please let me reassure you that the Government is creating a regulatory regime that provides clear, strong protections for the environment. With these in place, I think it is right that we explore and make use of shale gas and oil. The opportunity to extract this
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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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COLUMN: Same issues but a different tone

At the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, three things struck me. Thankfully not one of them was an egg lobbed by the protesters outside, although the presence of a baying mob contrasted with the tone of the discussions inside. The placard wavers were remarkable in the main for their conviction that the result of a
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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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