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

Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Meets HCA to Discuss Goole 36 Progress

Andrew recently met with the Homes and Communities Agency to discuss progress with the Goole 36 business development site and efforts to market this site to businesses. Goole 36, which was previously known as Capitol Park, is a strategically located development site in Goole; offering around 100 acres (40.46 hectares) of prime development land just off junction 36 of the M62 motorway. The site was recently opened up for development through a new link road, which was made possible thanks to £1...

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Andrew Announces Multi-Million Investment in Our Local Area

Andrew has today announced that East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire are to receive tens of millions of pounds of new investment from the Conservative Government. Andrew has made the announcement in his role as Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse. The funding is part of the Government's Local Growth Fund, which Andrew has Ministerial responsibility for.  The funding is being made available to the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, who will receive £27.9 million, and t...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Debate

Yesterday, Andrew spoke in the House of Commons debate to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2017. Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on the 27th January each year and is a time to remember and reflect on the millions of people who lost their lives as a result of, or who were affected by, the Holocaust and Nazi Persecution; as well as subsequent genocides around the world – including in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.  MPs from across political parties spoke on the importance of comm...

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Flood Warnings – Latest

Thanks to residents who have made contact regarding the current flood risk. Many of us have had flood warnings and alerts, which are precautionary of course, and getting a warning doesn't mean flooding will occur. If you are not signed up, please visit the Environment Agency Floodline on their website: - these warnings are great, you get a call and an ema...

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Flood Warnings and Tidal Surge

Residents might well be aware of the flood warnings and alerts that are being issued for our area today. I've just received the Flood Alert myself for the Tidal River Ouse, Don and Dutch River Catchment, which I receive by being signed up to the Environment Agency Floodline at my home in Airmyn. The current situation and concern is being caused by the unusual circumstances in which three factors have combined. They are the seasonal high tides (spring tides) combining with a low atmospheric press...

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Yorkshire Water Update Meeting

Andrew recently met with representatives from Yorkshire Water as part of his campaign for improvements to the drainage network in Goole, to reduce flood risk. Following recent flooding events in the town, a Flood Risk Management Plan is being drawn up for Goole; with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Yorkshire Water working together to address flooding concerns. Yorkshire Water has already invested almost £4 million at their Carr Lane pumping station as a result of flooding and Andrew rece...

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Andrew Urges Local Residents to Have Their Say on Plans for an Urgent Care Centre in Goole

Andrew is asking residents to contribute to the East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group’s consultation on rationalising minor injury services across the East Riding, before the consultation closes in less than two weeks’ time; on the 17th January. Andrew launched his campaign for an Urgent Care Centre in Goole, after the East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group (the body of local doctors responsible for running our local NHS) announced last year a consultation that will rationalise Minor I...

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Andrew Signs Christmas Card Pledge to Support Brexit

Andrew has signed a giant Christmas card to local residents, pledging to vote in Parliament for Brexit and respect the outcome of the EU referendum, if a vote in Parliament is required. Attending an event in Westminster organised by Change Britain - the campaign to make a success of Brexit – Andrew promised to vote to trigger Article 50 unconditionally. Commenting on the pledge Andrew said, “On 23 June over 17 million people voted to leave the EU and take back control of our laws, borders,...

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