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

Andrew Percy MP

Brexit Update - 17/10/2019

Been a bit of a while since I did my last update on this so I thought, given the news that a new Brexit deal has been agreed, I would post a quick update (probably not that quick but ya get me drift). Had a deal not been done by the end of this week then, thanks to a law forced on the Government (including by our local Labour MPs), the Prime Minister would have been forced this weekend to write to the EU to seek an extension to our exit from the EU at the end of the month. In effect it was a re...

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Holly Mumby-Croft Selected to Stand in Scunthorpe

Andrew has provided the below update on his Facebook page following Holly Mumby-Croft being selected to stand as the Conservative candidate for the Scunthorpe constituency.  Andrew said: As residents know, I try and keep my posts just about this constituency or what I'm up to in Parliament. However, I wanted to post a quick congratulations to my good friend and local Councillor, Holly Mumby-Croft, who has been selected to stand again in the Scunthorpe constituency at the next election. Holly...

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Rawcliffe Primary School - Visit to Parliament

Andrew welcomed pupils from Rawcliffe and Rawcliffe Bridge to Parliament earlier today. Andrew reports, "The school, which included pupils between years 4 – 6, came to Westminster for a tour of Parliament and to visit the Parliamentary Education Centre for a Q&A with me. "The aim of these school visits is to create a link between the area in which pupils live to the day to day work of Parliament. "I really enjoyed speaking to the pupils about my role as a Member of Parliament and on th...

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Goole Town Centre - Road Improvement Works

As residents may be aware, road surfacing work will shortly be carried out in Goole Town Centre. Andrew reports, "The works, which are a part of a £150,000 improvement scheme, will take place next month (Monday 18 November) with resurfacing around the mini-roundabout at the junction of Edinburgh Street and Government Street. The resurfacing works will then take place on Monday 25 November at Stanhope Street between Lower Bridge Street and the Clock Tower Roundabout." Below is further informat...

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Telephone Scams Awareness

Andrew recently tabled a written parliamentary question in which he asked ministers what steps were being taken to raise awareness of telephone scams, particularly those that target older people. Andrew has now received the Minister’s reply, which you can read below. Andrew adds, "As residents may be aware, I often raise awareness of potential scams and fraud, along with providing constituents with “no-cold-calling” cards to display on their doors. "The minister’s response includes a u...

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North Lincolnshire Council’s “Enhancing the Environment - Grant Fund” Launch

Andrew attended and spoke at the launch of North Lincolnshire’s Council’s “Enhancing the Environment - Grant Fund” earlier today. He was joined by the leader of North Lincs Council, Cllr Rob Waltham, along with local councillors Holly Mumby-Croft, Julie Reed, Josh Walshe and Tim Mitchell. Andrew explains, "This initiative is part of a bigger plan locally to make our area greener and cleaner. The Conservative-led North Lincs Council is committed to cutting our carbon footprint and reduci...

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100% Fibre Broadband in Burton - Update

Andrew has received some good news from the Burton Community Fibre project regarding the campaign to bring fibre broadband to the final properties in Burton upon Stather.  Andrew explains, "Burton Parish Council and Openreach have now signed the contract to bring fibre broadband to these remaining properties in the village, with fibre optic broadband expected to be available within 12 months. "Well done to residents and the Parish Council, and to everyone involved, for all their work over the...

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Andrew Attends Baby Loss Awareness Week Debate and the Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection) Debate

Andrew spoke during two debates yesterday in the House of Commons: the Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection) debate and the Baby Loss Awareness Week debate. Following the Baby Loss Awareness debate, Andrew said "I took the opportunity to thank the Health Tree Foundation (the hospital charity for the North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust) for providing this service for our area and also paid tribute to my Community Support Manager, Julie Reed, who helped secure £22,5...

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