Westminster News

EU Referendum - My position

As your elected Member of Parliament, I have been asked by many of my Constituents over the past number of months, and more so in recent weeks, and days, about how I will cast my vote in the forthcoming European Union Referendum. Firstly let me say I am loyal to my Party, but I am also loyal to my Country - that I am proud and lucky to be a part of.

Karl expresses great disappointment in draft European Union Deal

Following the announcement by the Government of the draft European Union Deal, Karl said; “The draft European Union Deal is a great disappointment. It does not go anywhere near far enough in addressing the fundamental change that I, and I believe the vast majority of my Constituents in Lincoln, want over the way the European Union currently operates now, let alone in the future".

Karl welcomes fair funding breakthrough in Comprehensive Spending Review

Karl  has welcomed the Chancellor’s commitment to introduce fair school funding as part of today’s Comprehensive Spending Review.  A new funding formula will set a national rate that every school will receive for each pupil, with additional funding for those with extra needs.  Crucially, from 2017-18 onwards the resources schools and local authorities will receive will be based on pupil characteristics rather than historic political calculations.