For Brigg & Goole and the
Isle of Axholme
Please note that Andrew Percy is not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election.

Andrew Percy MP

Parliament Week - Snaith School

Andrew visited Snaith Primary today to celebrate Parliament Week. Andrew reports "As residents will know I always try to support Parliament Week (an annual celebration of our democracy) by speaking in local schools about the work of an MP. This also normally includes taking questions from pupils. "Even though Parliament has dissolved I wanted to support Parliament Week as usual which is why I visited Snaith Primary this morning to speak to their Key Stage 2 assembly about the work of MPs and w...

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British Steel Update - November 2019

Andrew has provided the following update on British Steel: Andrew said, "I was at the steel works last Friday with other local leaders for a meeting with one of the potential new owners of British Steel. As residents will remember there is considerable interest in purchasing the site, but so far the two most advanced bids are from a Turkish company and from Jingye Group. We met with Jingye last week to talk through their plans and vision for the site. Jingye are a major steel producer and, like...

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Meeting with Haxey Parish Council to Discuss Haxey Hood

Andrew joined Isle Councillors Ron Alcock and David Rose, along with North Lincs Council Leader Rob Waltham, to meet with Haxey Parish Council to discuss the Haxey Hood.  Andrew says, "Great to be down on the south of the Isle this weekend to meet with Haxey Parish Council and Councillors, Ron Alcock and David Rose, to celebrate the purchasing by North Lincs Council of a field traditionally used for the Haxey Hood. For those who aren't local, the Hood is England's oldest traditional tussle....

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Snaith Further Housing Proposals

If you live in Snaith you will have, or will shortly be receiving a letter from Andrew with details of a further planning application for 500+ homes in the town. Andrew explains, "This is in addition to the recent application for 300. The details of the application are below and it is vital that people make their views known." This is the letter text winging it's way to local residents - Further Proposal for 500 Homes on Land South of Punton Walk East of Pontefract Road, Snaith I recently wr...

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Goole Town Regeneration Funding Starts

Andrew has provided a further update on the Town Deal funding for Goole and Scunthorpe.  Andrew explains, "Residents will remember a few weeks ago I reported that I had successfully lobbied for Goole to receive up to £25 million from the Government as part of a nationwide Town Deal programme.  The Town Deal will be led by the Council who will be required by the Government to work with local residents, interested parties and myself to develop a plan for Goole and how this money will be spent...

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Andrew Provides Parliament Update

Andrew has uploaded a video update on his Facebook page, in which he explains what's happening in Parliament this week. You can watch the video online here:

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Shared Rural Network Question and Brexit Intervention

Andrew spoke in the Chamber yesterday during questions to the Secretary of State on the Shared Rural Network initiative, along with making an intervention during the Early General Election debate. Shared Rural Network The Shared Rural Network initiative is a partnership between the Government and the UK’s mobile network operators to bring 4G coverage to 95% of the UK by 2025. The goal of this initiative is to improve poor mobile coverage in remote and rural areas. Mobile network operators (...

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Aire and Calder Towpath Trail

Andrew has commented on the recent opening of the Aire and Calder Towpath Trail. Andrew reports, "The official opening of this new trail took place this morning. Sadly, I couldn't attend but this is a project I have long supported and worked towards. The idea of a new cycle way along the canal came up years ago when two pupils from the area brought the idea up with the local Councillors at the time, Caroline Fox and John Barrett (now retired). Rory and Ben might be adults now but at least we g...

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