Elections results reaction: “I would like to sincerely thank everyone in Lincoln who voted for me. It’s very reassuring to know I still have your faith, trust and support.”
Thursday, May 14
Wednesday, April 1
Karl McCartney: The Conservative Lincoln MP details his policies and why he should be re-elected.
Wednesday, December 31
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney runs through the city’s big achievements this year and the exciting projects in the pipeline for 2015.
Sunday, December 29
Pushing growth: “Many of the issues that I have devoted my time to in Westminster are now bearing fruit for the hard working people of Lincoln,” writes the city MP Karl McCartney.
Monday, September 16
Understanding the bill: Lincoln MP Karl McCartney clarifies the ‘Lobbying Bill’, and what the proposals mean for elections and charities.
Wednesday, August 28
Tuition fees: Lincoln MP Karl McCartney defends the Conservatives’ stance on university tuition fees and repayments.
Wednesday, August 14
Counter view: “Labour’s so-called cure for living standards is to take advantage of the proverbial six month’s interest free credit and max out the nation’s credit card all over again,” argues Conservative Lincoln MP Karl McCartney.
Monday, July 29
New scholarship scheme: A £25 million fund will distribute grants of between £300,000 and £3 million to universities and colleges to attract and support disadvantaged students.
Wednesday, July 3
Improving relationships: Before an in-out referendum on the EU, Lincoln MP Karl McCartney feels Britain should have a settlement first.
Wednesday, June 19
Better A&E: With increased pressure on A&E services, Karl McCartney explains how the government plan to deal with these long standing problems.
Wednesday, June 5
Positive learning: Karl McCartney makes the case for apprenticeships, and how well different schemes are working for students and businesses.
Wednesday, May 22
Driving innovation: A strong manufacturing base is essential for a balanced economy, where exports and investment drive growth, not debt and unsustainable government spending.
Wednesday, April 10
Getting shelter: In a civilized society it is unacceptable that some of the most vulnerable people should be living on the street, writes the Lincoln MP.
Wednesday, March 20
Lost faith: Lincoln MP argues the RSPCA should limit its role to evidence gathering and allow the Crown Prosecution Service to consider if prosecution is needed.
Wednesday, March 6
Access to education: Lincoln MP Karl McCartney argues the new student tuition fees system is a more progressive one and does more for those from poorer backgrounds.
Wednesday, February 20
Record apprenticeships: The Lincoln MP argues apprenticeships are a vital part of education reform and that the vocational route is paying off.
Wednesday, February 6
EU renegotiation: Lincoln MP Karl McCartney argues in his latest column that we need wholescale reform to make the EU work for us in a better way than it does now.
Wednesday, January 23
Setting it right: The cost of housing benefit doubled to £21 billion by 2010, and it’s not fair that those struggling also pay for those who can live at home, says Lincoln MP Karl McCartney.
Wednesday, January 9
Youth Contract: Times are challenging and youth unemployment has been rising steadily even over the last 14 years, explains the Lincoln MP.
Sunday, December 30
Karl McCartney: The Lincoln MP reflects on his year in Parliament and the steps taken by government to turn the economy around.