For Brigg & Goole and the
Isle of Axholme
Please note that Andrew Percy is not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election.

Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Wins Assurances from Minister on Court Closures

Local MP Andrew Percy took the case for the retention of Goole Magistrates Court to Parliament last Wednesday. Andrew was successfully awarded a debate on the proposed closure, the first such debate on the proposals to close 103 courts across England and Wales. Andrew teamed up with neighbouring Selby MP Nigel Adams, who is fighting the proposed closure of Selby Magistrates, to put the Minister on the spot over the closure plans.  

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Andrew Takes Up Disabled Toilet Fight

Local MP Andrew Percy has taken up the fight on behalf of disabled users of the new toilet facilities at Estcourt Street. The new toilet have been criticised by wheelchair users for a string of failures, making them unusable to many disabled people.  

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Andrew Wins Debate on Closure of Goole Magistrates Court

Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy has won a parliamentary debate on the closure of the Magistrates Court in Goole. Having raised the issue during questions in the House of Commons last week, Andrew applied to the Speaker for a debate.

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Andrew Lobbies Network Rail on Wind Farm Access

Local MP Andrew Percy recently met with the developers of the Keadby Wind farm, RES Ltd, to discuss progress on plans to open up an access for construction traffic off the A18.  

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Visiting the Lowther.

Long delay in posts but we are still trying to get sorted with the offices. Everything takes for ever in Parliament!

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Andrew Asks His First Question In Parliament

Newly elected MP, Andrew Percy, asked his first question on the floor of the House of Commons today. Andrew was called to ask a question of the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, David Laws MP, following a statement on the coalition government's proposed savings of £6 billion.

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Andrew Steps Up Broadband Fight

Local MP Andrew Percy has taken his campaign for improved rural broadband in the area to Parliament. The recently elected MP has tabled a parliamentary question asking for details of how the new government will roll-out fast broadband to rural areas.  

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Andrew Questions Minister on Adult Education

  Local MP Andrew Percy pressed the new coalition government on adult education last week during questions to the Business, Skills and Innovation Department in the House of Commons.  Andrew asked the government to confirm its support for community adult learning and pressed the Minister to look at reversing the previous governments cuts to adult education courses not leading to formally recognised qualifications.  

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