Westminster News

Karl wears it pink in Parliament in aid of Breast Cancer Now

Karl McCartney MP, the Member of Parliament for the City of Lincoln, has shown support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging their constituents to take part in the UK’s biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser, wear it pink, on Friday 21 October.

Karl calls for Government action to end the gender education gap

Boys behind at all levels of education
Gender education gap ignored for far too long
Same focus and action needed as on equality issues affecting women and girls
“This is a One Nation issue” and “affects our ability to compete in a post-Brexit global economy”

Karl hails Government decision to fund Lincoln’s Transport Hub

Lincoln’s transport infrastructure continues to improve
East-West link open and nearing completion
Recent completion of the Lincoln High Street Level Crossing Footbridge
Eastern bypass work is imminent
More direct faster trains to London confirmed

Karl calls on road haulage sector to change its mindset

Following the publication of the Transport Select Committee’s report “Skills and workforce in the road haulage sector”, Select Committee Member, Karl calls for the transport logistics and haulage sector to “change its mindset” while ensuring the Government does all it can.

Queen’s Speech will continue to drive Lincoln Forward

Karl has today welcomed the measures set out in the Queen’s Speech1 which will continue the drive to further support businesses, workers and savers. Karl is also pleased the proposals will help more people to become homeowners, help offenders make a fresh start when they leave prison and improve opportunities for young people in the care system