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

Andrew Percy MP

Updated Links to Support and Advice Relating to Covid-19

Andrew has posted an update on his Facebook page with the following useful links for individuals, employees and employers, and businesses. Andrew explains, "I have provided below some useful links which relate to many of the questions being raised with me locally at the moment. We have lots of local volunteer groups offering support and I have listed some of those previously.  "The links below are mainly links to the national support and advice, or that offered by local Councils. I want to as...

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Local Support Continues

Andrew has provided the following update on the local support for residents during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  Andrew reports, "I just wanted to assure residents that my team and I remain fully on hand to support residents at this time and we are receiving hundreds of emails, calls and facebook direct messages everyday. Whether it is constituents trapped overseas, questions about the lockdown guidelines or helping people struggling with employment, shopping or business concerns my team ...

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Flooded Properties Council Tax Relief

Andrew has provided the following update on Council Tax relief for properties impacted by the recent flooding.  Andrew explains, "Residents may remember that I wrote to East Riding Council following the announcement that flooded homes and business properties would receive three months Council Tax relief. I asked for an assurance that this would be expanded. I am pleased to report that East Riding Council have now confirmed to me that after that 3 month period, the relief will be extended until...

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Snaith and Cowick Flood Letter - Email Correction

Andrew has provided the following update on the recent letter he sent to residents in Snaith and Cowick regarding the investigation into the recent flooding. Andrew said, "Residents in Snaith and Cowick will be receiving a letter from me in the next day or two with a request from the East Riding Council and the Environment Agency, both of whom are requesting information such as photos and videos from residents to help with the investigations into the recent flooding. "Sadly, and I can't believ...

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Roxby Landfill Update from the EA

Andrew has provided the below update on Roxby landfill.  "Clearly, my team and I are prioritising the very large number of constituent cases we are dealing with as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  "We are continuing to try to work on other issues in the area too but I am sure residents will understand if updates on that are not as forthcoming.  "I will be sharing a further update about the Snaith and Cowick flooding issues directly with residents and also on here shortly.  "For now...

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Coronavirus Update and Useful Links

Andrew has provided the following update on the Coronavirus on Facebook: "My team and I are continuing to work flat out to assist constituents with queries regarding the coronavirus. We are receiving requests from people stuck abroad, to vulnerable constituents who require signposting to available assistance, and everything else in between.  "We are being overwhelmed with the number of queries we have received and, as such, it is not always possible to provide bespoke advice for every unique ...

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*** CORONAVIRUS – LATEST ADVICE FROM THE GOVERNMENT***

Andrew has provided the following coronavirus update on facebook: "I appreciate this is a worrying time for many people and advice will be changing rapidly in the coming days and weeks. However, I have posted the most recent advice below. "The Government yesterday announced a support package of £350 billion to business to help save jobs and protect the economy. We can expect more bespoke support aimed at vulnerable groups and worker in the coming days. Of course, billions of extra has already...

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Budget Measures and Goole Area Flood Defence Funding

Andrew has provided the following update on the recent Budget.   What with flooding and coronavirus, the budget last week was very much overlooked. There were however some national changes which I think are very welcomed and a specific budget promise for flood defence funding in the Goole area which is very welcomed.   The budget outlined £26 million of funding to improve the flood defences in the Goole area. This builds on the millions spent in recent years improving the river defences o...

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