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

Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Meets With Natwest to Discuss Brigg Branch Closure

Andrew met with representatives of Natwest today to discuss the closure of the Brigg branch in June next year. Andrew reports, "I just met with Natwest to discuss their decision to close the NatWest Brigg branch on 13th June 2018. I raised the concerns of constituents who rely on this branch and pushed them on the issue of ATM availability in Brigg, on mobile banking and telephone banking. Natwest were clear that the decision has been made and that the closure is final and I am afraid nothing ...

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St John Ambulance's C.A.R.E. for a Heart campaign

Andrew is urging constituents to get prepared now so that they would know what to do if faced with a cardiac arrest. This comes as St John Ambulance’s latest research shows more than half of Britons (53%) have no idea where their nearest lifesaving equipment is, despite the fact that up to seven out of 10 people who suffer a cardiac arrest could survive if they are treated with a defibrillator inside the first five minutes. The new statistics also found that 61% wouldn’t know what to do if ...

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New THINK! Road Safety Campaign for Children

The government has launched a new THINK! road safety campaign to cut the number of child fatalities on roads.  Andrew reports, "The new THINK! campaign aims to assist children and their teachers in highlighting the dangers of the road and encouraging road safety. Of course teachers are already doing a fantastic job teaching children on this issue, but any extra help the government can offer to ensure that children learn these important safety skills is very welcome."  The new THINK! campaign...

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Andrew Speaks About Housing for Victims of Domestic Violence

Andrew raised the issue of housing for victims of domestic violence during questions to the Department for Communities and Local Government. You can read Andrew's full exchange with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Marcus Jones MP, below. Alternatively, you can watch the video of Andrew's question on ParliamentTV.   Communities and Local Governmen...

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St Martin’s C of E Primary Receives £123,000 Refurbishment

Andrew joined Cllr Ron Allcock and Cllr David Rose on a visit to St Martin’s C of E Primary School on Friday to see the £123,000 refurbishment to provide pupils with improved facilities and extra space. The £123,000 improvements were secured by the Conservative-run North Lincolnshire Council.  The first phase of the works, which were completed over the Easter break this year saw internal remodelling to extend the existing disabled toilet and to alter an existing changing room to a form a g...

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Meeting with Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner

 Last Friday, Andrew met with Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner, Keith Hunter, for an update on a number of local policing issues. Andrew reports,"I had a very useful meeting recently with Keith Hunter, Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner, to discuss local policing issues. We discussed a number of topics: the return of incident response police to stations such as Epworth and Brigg, the recruitment of more police officers and PCSOs, and the commitment of resources over a larger geog...

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Flood Risk: Preparing for winter

The Flood Warning Service is a free service provided by the Environment Agency to warn you about flooding and provide advice about what to do before, during, or after a flood. Visit www.gov.uk/flood or call Floodline 0345 988 1188 There is a lot of information online and there are three simple steps you can take to be better prepared for flooding: 1) Check your flood risk: Enter your postcode on www.gov.uk/flood to find out if your home or business is at risk of flooding.  2) Sign up to our...

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Goole to Rawcliffe Cycleway Meeting

Andrew and Cllr John Barrett met with East Riding Council (ERYC), the Environment Agency (EA) and Canal and Rivers Trust for an update on progress to a cycleway connecting Goole and Snaith.  Andrew was encouraged by the positive responses during the meeting and an agreement in principal has now been reached with the EA to utilise some of their canal side track. Having worked hard to secure agreement, Andrew and John are happy to see constructive progress being made. The proposed route would r...

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