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

Meeting with Haxey Parish Council to Discuss Haxey Hood

Andrew joined Isle Councillors Ron Alcock and David Rose, along with North Lincs Council Leader Rob Waltham, to meet with Haxey Parish Council to discuss the Haxey Hood.  Andrew says, "Great to be down on the south of the Isle this weekend to meet with Haxey Parish Council and Councillors, Ron Alcock and David Rose, to celebrate the purchasing by North Lincs Council of a field traditionally used for the Haxey Hood. For those who aren't local, the Hood is England's oldest traditional tussle....

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Snaith Further Housing Proposals

If you live in Snaith you will have, or will shortly be receiving a letter from Andrew with details of a further planning application for 500+ homes in the town. Andrew explains, "This is in addition to the recent application for 300. The details of the application are below and it is vital that people make their views known." This is the letter text winging it's way to local residents - Further Proposal for 500 Homes on Land South of Punton Walk East of Pontefract Road, Snaith I recently wr...

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Goole Town Regeneration Funding Starts

Andrew has provided a further update on the Town Deal funding for Goole and Scunthorpe.  Andrew explains, "Residents will remember a few weeks ago I reported that I had successfully lobbied for Goole to receive up to £25 million from the Government as part of a nationwide Town Deal programme.  The Town Deal will be led by the Council who will be required by the Government to work with local residents, interested parties and myself to develop a plan for Goole and how this money will be spent...

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Andrew Provides Parliament Update

Andrew has uploaded a video update on his Facebook page, in which he explains what's happening in Parliament this week. You can watch the video online here:

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Shared Rural Network Question and Brexit Intervention

Andrew spoke in the Chamber yesterday during questions to the Secretary of State on the Shared Rural Network initiative, along with making an intervention during the Early General Election debate. Shared Rural Network The Shared Rural Network initiative is a partnership between the Government and the UK’s mobile network operators to bring 4G coverage to 95% of the UK by 2025. The goal of this initiative is to improve poor mobile coverage in remote and rural areas. Mobile network operators (...

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Aire and Calder Towpath Trail

Andrew has commented on the recent opening of the Aire and Calder Towpath Trail. Andrew reports, "The official opening of this new trail took place this morning. Sadly, I couldn't attend but this is a project I have long supported and worked towards. The idea of a new cycle way along the canal came up years ago when two pupils from the area brought the idea up with the local Councillors at the time, Caroline Fox and John Barrett (now retired). Rory and Ben might be adults now but at least we g...

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Brigg Rotary Polio Planting

Andrew and North Lincs Council Leader Rob Waltham joined Brigg Rotary and Brigg 2222 Squadron Air Cadets to plant crocus bulbs in support of eradicating polio. Andrew explains, "Really enjoyed joining Brigg Rotary, Brigg 2222 Squadron Air Cadets and Council Leader, Rob Waltham, this weekend planting crocus bulbs as part of Rotary International's campaign to eradicate polio across the world. "We might have got thoroughly soaked but it was good fun and all for a great cause. We managed to plant...

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Maternity Bereavement Suite Visit

Andrew visited the Maternity Bereavement Suite at Scunthorpe Hospital earlier today to meet hospital staff, the Healthtree Foundation and to see the suite for the first time.  Andrew said, "It was a real pleasure to finally be able to join hospital staff and the Healthtree Foundation to visit the new Maternity Bereavement Suite at Scunthorpe Hospital today. I spoke about the new Cherished Suite in a House of Commons debate on baby loss awareness recently and I can confirm that the facility loo...

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