Westminster News

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. 

Karl welcomes investment in our national defence

Karl has welcomed the publication of today’s Strategic Defence and Security Review – a comprehensive plan to back our Armed Forces, counter-terrorism police and intelligence agencies with the resources they need.

Karl & Jon Culshaw pledge support to improve care for terminally ill

City Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has pledged to champion the concerns of local people with a terminal illness by lending his support to Marie Curie’s campaign calling for the right for everyone to have palliative care when they need it.

LV= Ensure Karl Enjoys His Visit

Lincoln’s MP Karl McCartney visited LV= to learn more about insurance fraud as part of his Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship.

Karl Gets On His Bike to Raise Money for Poppy Appeal

Karl took part in a charity static bike ride in Parliament to raise money for the Poppy Appeal. Karl cycled 2.79 km in five minutes as part of the event being hosted by the Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) which aimed to get parliamentarians cycling for twelve 12 hours straight