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

Andrew Percy MP

Belton and Snaith Crime Meetings and Swinefleet Gala

I attended two really successful crime meetings last week in Belton and Snaith last week. There were more people present then I expected, especially at the Snaith event. My own survey of Snaith which focused on crime has already received a response rate of well over 20% which by industry standards is apparently extremely high.

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Conservatives Pledge Action On Windfarms

  Prospective MP Andrew Percy welcomed Shadow Local Government Bob Neill to the Brigg and Goole constituency yesterday to meet with residents concerned about local wind farm developments. Bob met with campaigners fighting the proposal for 18 turbines at Saxby Wold and 7 turbines at Flixborough Grange near Burton.

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Straw Polls!

I know straw polls are no indication of opinion really but if we are to believe today's straw poll then its bad for Labour!

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Ancholme Clean-Up Success

Good news on our campaign to clean up the River Ancholme in Brigg. Cllr Nigel Sherwood met with the Environment Agency this morning who have agreed to clean up the river bank shortly. They have agreed to undertake this work apparently in return for the Town Council agreeing to put a tender out for the clean-up of the river in general. We will obviously continue to clean up the river until that tender is in place but this sounds very much like excellent news.

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Conservatives Doing Better Up North than Down South!

I woke up this morning in a really good mood following a great weekend on the doorstep. Lots of leaflets delivered and some very good responses on the door steps, particularly from Labour voters, or should I say ex-Labour voters.

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Prospective MP Signs Up to ‘Save Our Shops’ Campaign

Prospective MP, Andrew Percy, has added his support to the Conservative Party’s ‘Support Our Small Shops’ campaign, which aims to keep small shops at the heart of local communities. Small shops are at the heart of our high streets and town centres. They offer diversity and choice and provide a personal service to their community. Yet in many communities these independent retailers are under threat. They face a rising burden of regulation and tax, a daily battle against crime and vio...

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Some English Pride

I tend to only write about politics on this blog as I think MPs who try to sound 'cool' and 'down with the kids' by sharing their views about other subjects such as sport or music tend to come off as a bit sad. I swear some MPs think they are some sort of celebrity whose ramblings on any subject at all deserve to be shared with public.

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Apologies for the techincal problem - I was trying to swap round the two blog posts on BURTON but I managed to cut and paste one into the other and thus delete the other one! I wanted the story below to be the main blog post as it had the result in it - I should have left it to the techincal bod!!

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