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

Andrew Percy MP

Meeting with Canal and River Trust and British Canoeing

Andrew met with representatives of the Canal and River Trust and British Canoeing on Friday to discuss the Transpennine Coast to Coast Canoe Trail from Liverpool to Goole. Andrew reports, "On Friday last week, I met with the Canal and River Trust and British Canoeing to discuss progress on the Transpennine Coast to Coast Canoe Trail from Liverpool to Goole. Or rather, from Goole to Liverpool. Oddly they started the end portions first meaning that the starting section from Goole is going to be ...

Read More →

Visit to Goole Flood Alleviation Scheme

Andrew met with Yorkshire Water in Goole last Friday to discuss the latest flood alleviation scheme in the town. This project will protect the Attlee Drive area of the town and is one of the many projects Andrew has been working on with Yorkshire Water to deliver locally. £6 million has been invested in the scheme to reduce flooding in the Attlee Drive area of Goole along with a further £2 million scheme to reduce the flood risk near the Fire Station.  Andrew reports, "I have always promised...

Read More →

New Speakers for Crowle Community Cinema

Andrew joined councillors Julie Reed and John Briggs to welcome the arrival of new speakers for the Crowle Community Cinema. Andrew said, "I'm delighted that Crowle Community Cinema are now in possession of two excellent new surround sound speakers. This is thanks to a funding bid my office helped put together for the volunteer group that runs it. "This is another success as we support local groups in raising funds." To find out more about the cinema and see whats on, please follow this link:...

Read More →

Community Transport Debate

Andrew took part in Lilian Greenwood MP's debate on Community Transport yesterday in order to highlight the importance of volunteer drivers for community groups in our area. You can read Andrew's contribution to the debate below, or read the full debate online here: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2018-05-10/debates/E442B6C0-73E0-4325-9D56-4686AED724C7/CommunityTrans...

Read More →

White Ribbon Speech at Axholme Academy

Andrew spoke to students of Axholme Academy last week on the White Ribbon campaign. White Ribbon is a global campaign to end violence against girls and women perpetrated by males. Andrew is a White Ribbon Ambassador, and has hosted events in Parliament on behalf of White Ribbon UK. Andrew said, "I spoke to students at Axholme Academy on the Isle last week about the importance of the White Ribbon campaign to end violence against women. "I am an Ambassador for the campaign and successfully lobbi...

Read More →

Crowle and Ealand Heritage Society’s World War One Memorial Book

Andrew joined councillors Julie Reed and John Briggs to see the Crowle and Ealand Heritage Society’s World War One Memorial Book in Crowle last Friday. Andrew said, “It was an absolute joy to be in Crowle Last week to look at the recently created World War One Memorial Book. The project is the idea of the Crowle and Ealand Heritage Society and dedicates a page to every one of the men of Crowle who died in the Great War. “My office helped to secure some of the funding for the project. Sp...

Read More →

Donation for the Imagination Library from Grand National Free Bet Winnings

Bookmakers William Hill recently presented Andrew with a £166 donation to the Goole and Snaith Imagination Library. Andrew reports, "I visited the Goole William Hill in April to support The Bobby Moore Fund’s Football Shirt Friday campaign and placed a £50 charity bet on the Grand National. Luckily, my £10 bet on Tiger Roll to win the National was a winner and received £166 as a donation to the Imagination Library. "The Imagination Library is a free book gifting scheme for children, whic...

Read More →

Visit to St Norbert’s Primary School

Andrew visited St Norberts Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy earlier today for a Question and Answer session with year 6 pupils. Following the visit, Andrew said, "I've had a very busy day in the constituency today. One of the highlights of today was a great visit to St Norbert’s Primary School in Crowle. I really enjoyed my Q & A session with the year 6 pupils. As always, I received very intelligent and insightful questions from the pupils."

Read More →

Font Size: Larger | Smaller | Reset