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Karl McCartney is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Karl McCartney sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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What steps his Department is taking to support the health and social care workforce during the covid-19 outbreak.
I thank the Minister for that detailed answer. Ensuring that we take care of our NHS is critical, as I know here in Lincoln. Therefore, we must be at the forefront of fighting all aspects of this disease. At what stage did the Secretary of State and his officials become aware that vitamin D helped to fight covid symptoms for certain sections of our society, for how long was this information...
It gives me great pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Peterborough (Paul Bristow), who was very positive, and the not so positive hon. Member for Hemsworth (Jon Trickett). I am sure that, across this House, we as Members of Parliament and, in part, representatives of our communities have as our driving aim and ambition the wish to leave our constituencies in a better, more...
Conservative MP for Lincoln
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Karl McCartney campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 15 Feb 2021.
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