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

Andrew Percy MP

Isle Farmers Meeting

There has been so much going on of late, I am finding it quite hard to keep up with my blog so I shall try to catch up over the next few days. Last week I took some time out to meet with farmers on the Isle of Axholme, courtesy of Caroline Ellis of the NFU.

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Labour Get Nasty

I always said Labour would get nasty in the run up to the election and they are. Poor Keith Moore, their hapless Councillor in Goole, has penned a poisonous letter to the Goole Times this week regarding donations from non-doms.

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Labour Insult Burton Residents' Intelligence Again

We've had a very nasty leaflet go around Burton and Winterton from Labour regarding the Flixborough Grange wind farm application. This is the issue the Labour MP took no interest in until he realised which way the wind was blowing, pardon the pun!

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A fairly bad slogan

I just read Labour's general election slogan, 'A future fair for all'. I assume they dont mean the kind of fair that has dodgems and hook-a-duck.

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Wind Farm Traffic Success?

Andrew will be meeting once again with the developers of the Keadby Wind farm, RES Ltd, next week for a further update on the proposal to open up an access route to the site off the A18.

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Poor Labour

Someone has just pointed me in the direction of Ladbrokes, who have released their odds for every constituency in the general election. The Conservatives are the run away favourites in Brigg and Goole according to their odds and so there isn't much to be made here betting on the Conservatives.

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Unemployment Reaches 14 Year High

If you needed any more proof about the impact of the recession on the Humber region, you only have to look at the jobless figures released yesterday. In North Lincolnshire, the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance is now at the highest level since July 1996. The January figures show that 5,222 people In North Lincs are now claiming the allowance along with 7,477 in the East Riding which also saw a rise. It is what is going on behind those figures which is really worrying.

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Out On Patrol

Just a quick blog post to let you know that I'm going out on patrol with the Police in Snaith this evening, Cllr. Caroline Fox is coming along too. We've already seen some alcohol seized from under-aged drinkers near the railway line.

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