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

Andrew Percy MP

Current Pumping Operations Update

Andrew has provided the following update on the current pumping operation.  "I have been extremely frustrated today trying to get much more detailed update information regarding the pumping operation to relieve the flooding locally. I went to see the pumping operation on Sunday up close. I had a very curt conversation earlier having found out that some of the pumps brought in have taken days to be brought on stream due to electrical safety sign off safety requirements! None of us would want a...

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Scunthorpe Steel Works Update

Andrew has provided the following Facebook update on Scunthorpe Steelworks.  "Obviously, current focus remains the flooding, but this morning I took a call from the Secretary of State for Business who confirmed that the sale of British Steel to Jingye Group will go ahead on March 9th. This will start to unlock the £1.2 billion of promised investment in the site. "I am proud that our Conservative Government has continued to stand the £1 million per day costs to keep wages being paid and to k...

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Flooding Update - 2/3/2022

Andrew has provided the below Facebook update on the flooding in Snaith and the surrounding area. "A number of residents have asked me about the pumping operation underway at the moment. Late yesterday afternoon I got to see some of the pumping infrastructure being put in place thanks to a visit coordinated by the Cowick and Snaith Drainage Board. Pumps from the EA, East Riding and Fire Services are working with the Drainage Board system to get water away. I wanted to post these pics as many re...

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Flood Victims Assistance

Andrew has provided the below update for residents on his Facebook page.  You can also register an interest in flood recovery grants for commercial and domestic properties from East Riding Council. The form and further information are online here: https://www.eastriding.gov.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=755444 My team and I are continuing to liaise closely with all of the agencies dealing with on-going issues on the River Aire at Gowdall, Snaith and East Cowick and we will continue to...

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Flooding Snaith/ Gowdall - Rolling Updates, Thursday

Andrew will continue to provide updates on the ongoing flooding situation today. You can find those updates on Andrew's Facebook page here -  https://www.facebook.com/andrewpercyofficial/. Moreover, for any concerns regarding the flooding, please don't hesitate to get in touch via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // , or call the constituency office on 01405 767969.  Additionally, the Environment Agency are encouraging res...

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Flooding Snaith/ Gowdall - Rolling Updates, Wednesday

Further to Andrew's updates on the flooding yesterday, we will continue to provide rolling updates today. You can find those updates on Andrew's Facebook page here -  https://www.facebook.com/andrewpercyofficial/. Moreover, for any concerns regarding the flooding, please don't hesitate to get in touch via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // , or call the constituency office on 01405 767969.  Additionally, the Environment...

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Flooding Snaith/ Gowdall - Rolling Updates, Tuesday

Andrew has been providing the below Facebook updates on flooding in Snaith today. If residents have any concerns regarding the flooding, please don't hesitate to get in touch via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // , or call the constituency office on 01405 767969, or find further updates from Andrew on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/andrewpercyofficial/...

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Telecon with the EA to discuss Roxby Landfill

Earlier today, Andrew held a telecon with the Environment Agency (EA) to discuss the ongoing issues at the Roxby landfill site.  Andrew explains, "The EA informed me that Biffa have so far laid 9,000m2 of the capping proposed by the voluntary action plan. However, it is not safe to lay the capping in bad weather and, as such, the recent storms and ongoing bad weather have impacted this work. However, the gas wells are now all in place and, once capping is complete, a programme of further gas w...

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