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

Telephone Scams Awareness

Andrew recently tabled a written parliamentary question in which he asked ministers what steps were being taken to raise awareness of telephone scams, particularly those that target older people. Andrew has now received the Minister’s reply, which you can read below. Andrew adds, "As residents may be aware, I often raise awareness of potential scams and fraud, along with providing constituents with “no-cold-calling” cards to display on their doors. "The minister’s response includes a u...

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North Lincolnshire Council’s “Enhancing the Environment - Grant Fund” Launch

Andrew attended and spoke at the launch of North Lincolnshire’s Council’s “Enhancing the Environment - Grant Fund” earlier today. He was joined by the leader of North Lincs Council, Cllr Rob Waltham, along with local councillors Holly Mumby-Croft, Julie Reed, Josh Walshe and Tim Mitchell. Andrew explains, "This initiative is part of a bigger plan locally to make our area greener and cleaner. The Conservative-led North Lincs Council is committed to cutting our carbon footprint and reduci...

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100% Fibre Broadband in Burton - Update

Andrew has received some good news from the Burton Community Fibre project regarding the campaign to bring fibre broadband to the final properties in Burton upon Stather.  Andrew explains, "Burton Parish Council and Openreach have now signed the contract to bring fibre broadband to these remaining properties in the village, with fibre optic broadband expected to be available within 12 months. "Well done to residents and the Parish Council, and to everyone involved, for all their work over the...

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Andrew Attends Baby Loss Awareness Week Debate and the Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection) Debate

Andrew spoke during two debates yesterday in the House of Commons: the Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection) debate and the Baby Loss Awareness Week debate. Following the Baby Loss Awareness debate, Andrew said "I took the opportunity to thank the Health Tree Foundation (the hospital charity for the North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust) for providing this service for our area and also paid tribute to my Community Support Manager, Julie Reed, who helped secure £22,5...

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Andrew's Speaks in the Chamber on Brexit and Trade with Canada

Andrew took part in yesterday's Withdrawal Agreement: Proposed Changes debate and the debate on No-deal Brexit: Schedule of Tariffs.  You can read Andrew's speeches and the Ministers' replies below, or read the full debates online here.   Withdrawal Agreement: Proposed Changes Andrew Percy (Brigg and Goole) (Con) I said from this spot a few weeks ago that it did not matter what the Govern...

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Remembrance Lesson Plans from The Royal British Legion

Andrew is encouraging local schools to utilize the Royal British Legion’s free lesson plans on the First World War and Remembrance. The Royal British Legion are publicising a series of new educational resources which they have produced alongside the National Literacy Trust. These resources aim to teach Remembrance in schools and to commemorate the First World War generation - those who served, sacrificed, and changed our world. Andrew is encouraging local schools to utilize the free resources...

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Free Flu Jabs

With the cold, winter weather just around the corner, both East Riding Council and North Lincs Council are encouraging eligible residents to get their free flu jabs. Flu vaccines are available for free on the NHS for those at highest risk from the flu: • adults 65 and over • people with certain medical conditions (including children in at-risk groups from 6 months of age) • pregnant women • children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2019 • children in primary school • frontline health...

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Recycle Electrical Items in the East Riding

East Riding residents can recycle their old electrical items during a number of collection events being held this month. East Riding Council’s waste and recycling officers will be visiting towns and villages to collect any unwanted electrical items. The aim is to inform residents not to put electrical items in household bins, or the blue and green bins. Items to recycle at these events include: toasters, kettles, irons, food mixers, blenders, sandwich makers, coffee machines, hairdryers, hai...

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