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£31,817,222 for new school places in Lincolnshire

Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has welcomed the news that the Government has announced an extra £2.35 billion to create more school places. This is in addition to the £5 billion that is already being spent in this Parliament. This means that between 2014 and 2017 schools in Lincolnshire will receive £31,817,222. This is part of the Government’s long-term plan to give every young person the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Karl warmly welcomes major station improvement project at Lincoln

 £250K comprehensive ticket hall refurbishment programmePassengers to benefit from larger brighter booking hallAdditional cycle parking to encourage more people to travel to Lincoln station by bikeStation now equipped with free WifiKarl McCartney MP, the Member of Parliament for the City of Lincoln, has warmly welcomed the £250K investment programme to improve the ticket hall at Lincoln station . This project, financed by East Midlands Trains and Network Rail, will deliver a significantly improved station for Lincoln passengers.

£millions of extra support for pupils in the City of Lincoln

Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has welcomed the news that pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds in Lincoln have been allocated £4,187,000 for 2014/15 to help them achieve their full potential. This is good news for pupils and good news for their families.

Karl McCartney joins fight against breast cancer

Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has joined the fight against breast cancer again this year by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s biggest (and pinkest) fundraiser, wear it pink day for the third year running.