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

Andrew Percy MP

PM Visits Siemens Rail Factory Site at Goole 36

Andrew joined Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a visit to the new Siemens rail factory site at Goole 36 this morning. In addition, Andrew was joined by local councillors (from left to right in the photo) Anne Handley, Liz Sargeantson, Caroline Fox, Nick Coultish, David Jeffreys and Barbara Jeffreys.  Following the visit, Andrew said, "Great to welcome the Prime Minister to Goole this morning to visit the new Siemens rail factory site at Goole 36. The Prime Minister met with some of the new app...

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Restoring Your Railway Fund Application - Restoring a South Humber Link

Andrew has joined forces with local MPs, Holly Mumby-Croft and Martin Vickers, to provide support for an application to restore a South Humber Link via the Government’s Restoring Your Railway Fund.  Andrew reports, "The goal of this fund is to reinstate local services and restore closed stations. Our application (restoring a South Humber Link) outlines the benefits of re-opening and increasing the frequency of passenger services between Barton-upon-Humber and Gainsborough via Brigg.   "Th...

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COVID-19 Honours Nomination Form

A nomination form has been launched by the Government for residents to nominate someone who is responding to the Covid-19 outbreak for a national honour. Andrew adds, "We have some amazing individuals and organisations locally who are doing fantastic, vital work in the response to Covid-19. Please do make a nomination for anyone you believe should receive a national honour in recognition of their work during this difficult time." You can nominate someone who is: • providing critical care to...

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Funding for A15, Goole and Scunthorpe and School Funding

Andrew has provided an update on some local good news following the Prime Minister's announcement this morning.    Andrew explained the below on his Facebook page:    The Prime Minister this morning laid out plans to boost the economy post-Covid and there was some good news for our area.   Goole and Scunthorpe are going to have between £500k and £1 million each advanced to them to pay for projects linked to their Town Deals. These will be to fund leisure, park, high street or transp...

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Highways England Maintenance Work Update

Highways England (HE) have informed Andrew of their forthcoming essential maintenance work on the M180/M181/A180/A160.   HE have explained that they will be carrying out a series of schemes over the next 12 months on the above routes to help improve safety and provide smoother and safer journeys. You can read this update below: What are we doing?   •Resurfacing the M181 northbound carriageway •Surfacing the M180 between junctions 3 and 4  •Replacing the roadmarkings and road stu...

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4R Environment Agency Permit

Andrew has provided the below update on the on-going environmental permit for the 4R waste centre at Swinefleet.   Andrew explained on Facebook: I met with the Environment Agency this week - via Zoom of course - to discuss the on-going environmental permit for the 4R waste centre at Swinefleet. The Council recently granted planning permission but this has not been confirmed yet as the Secretary of State is considering taking the application off the Council to determine himself. However, ...

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Holiday and Flight Cancellations - Update

Andrew has provided the following update regarding airlines and travel companies refusing to refund consumers for flights and holidays:   As residents may remember, I recently raised, in the House of Commons, the issue of airlines and travel companies refusing to refund consumers for flights and holidays: http://www.andrewpercy.org/news/1882-holiday-and-flight-cancellations   Since then, I have been communicating further on this issue with the consumer rights group Which? and am...

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Covid-19 Face Masks

Andrew is urging residents to contact him if they, or someone they know, requires a face mask.  Andrew explains, "A friend of a friend has sewn fifty lovely masks for me to hand out to local people. I am really keen to make sure they go to people who really need them or are in a role that really requires them. "They are fully washable, reusable and triple layered and excellent quality - even members of the Cabinet are wearing them and little old me is using one despite having already had the ...

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