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Karl McCartney MP responds to Ed Miliband’s London based candidate after opposing Labour’s state price fixing amendment to the Consumer Rights Bill

Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has written to Lincoln Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate after opposing Labour’s proposed policies on letting agents’ fees which could have far-reaching unintended consequences.  It follows on from his decision last night to vote against these damaging proposals in the House of Commons and as the Labour Party had written a ‘public’ letter.

Karl McCartney MP Calling all SMEs: “Very positive” first meeting of the Lincoln Growth Fund Steering Group

This morning the Lincoln Growth Fund Steering Group held its first meeting. With the overarching aim of job creation, the Lincoln Growth Fund have a funding pot of just under £1m available to support the City’s local businesses (postcodes LN1 to LN6) to achieve their expansion and growth plans, creating sustainable new jobs.  The Fund will support around 20 businesses through grants of between £20,000 and £100,000 and is intended to enable business growth through the delivery of specific projects.