Member of Parliament for
Brigg & Goole and the
Isle of Axholme

Andrew Percy MP

Gas Safety Week

As part of Gas Safety Week, British Gas has asked Andrew to share the below gas safety tips and advice with constituents. Andrew adds, "British Gas has identified more than 26,000 unsafe and dangerous gas and electric appliances in homes they visited in the first 7 months of this year alone. The aim of Gas Safety Week is to highlight how crucial it is to have gas appliances checked and serviced every year by an engineer on the Gas Safe Register."  Below are six simple steps to help keep you s...

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£14bn Cash Boost for Schools

Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced a £14bn cash boost for schools over the next three years.  This funding will ensure that every secondary school will receive an increased minimum of £5,000 per pupil next year, and every primary school will get a minimum of £3,750 from 2020-21 and £4,000 per pupil from 2021-22. This investment will benefit every school, but particularly schools that have been the lowest funded. Andrew has been an active member of the f40 group of MPs who hav...

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Twin Rivers Wind Farm Community Fund Annual Review Meeting

The Twin Rivers Wind Farm Community Fund Annual Review Meeting will be held on Thursday 19th September 2019 at 6pm in The Village Hall at Ousefleet. The format for the event will be ‘Light Refreshments’ followed by: • A welcome by the fund panel chairman • The presentation of the Annual Report April 2018 to March 2019 • An opportunity to hear about projects that have already received funding • Question and Answer session The purpose of the meeting is to celebrate the most recen...

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Andrew Visits Goole Academy to Encourage a Love of Reading

Andrew visited Goole Academy last Friday to meet pupils and to visit the new Learning Resource Centre which is providing students with greater access to books. The former teacher turned MP also spoke to the Year 9 assembly about his own love of reading and how important reading is to so many jobs, including being an MP. Andrew was invited by Year 9 student, Jessie Millar, who wrote to Andrew in July.  Andrew says, "This was an excellent opportunity also for me to mention Goole's recent exam su...

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Rawcliffe Bridge Play Park Consultation

Residents of Rawcliffe Bridge should have received a letter from me regarding a public consultation that is soon to be held to give residents the opportunity to view and have their say on proposals for a new play park in the village. I have included the details of the letter below. Residents are invited along to view plans for the play park, which will be an upgrade to the current play park that is situated on the playing field. I understand there are number of options to look at and discuss on...

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Bus Service Between Rawcliffe Bridge and Goole Increases to Five Days a Week

Residents in Rawcliffe Bridge and Airmyn are now able to take return journeys on the Service 88 bus between Rawcliffe Bridge and Goole five days a week, from the three days it was before. Andrew adds, "The improved service will include three return journeys a day via Airmyn, allowing passengers to spend up to five hours in Goole." The service is operated by East Yorkshire buses and funded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council. For more information you can visit Read More →

4R Planning Appeal

This company doesn't seem to have got the message that we don't want them in our area and have decided to lodge an appeal with the Planning Inspectorate based in Bristol. This follows the decision of the East Riding Planning Committee to reject the application. As the planning authority for the area, the East Riding of  Yorkshire Council have written to objectors to inform them of the appeal and I have posted the letter below. As you will see, any representations made at the planning applicatio...

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Airmyn Play Park Opening

Andrew joined pupils from Airmyn Park Primary and local Councillors, Caroline Fox and Liz Sargeantson, on Friday to officially open the new play equipment in Airmyn. Following the visit, Andrew said, "The Parish Council team have done a great job in raising money for the project, with a special shout out going to Andy who has done so much to lead the project forward. Thanks to funding from one of the local wind farm funds too, we now have fab new play equipment. "The opening was a great decomp...

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