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

Andrew Percy MP

Visit to SaxbyFlix Community Cinema

Andrew visited the SaxbyFlix community cinema project during his visit to Saxby on Saturday. The project was set up by volunteers who now run the cinema. The cinema is based at Saxby All Saints Village Hall, and uses state of the art digital audio-visual equipment.  Following the visit, Andrew said, "I dropped in to see the SaxbyFlix community cinema in Saxby-All-Saints on Saturday afternoon. This is a great project which shows movies on the last Saturday evening of each month in the Village...

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Saxby Church Visit

Andrew visited Saxby church over the weekend for the official hand over of community grants. Andrew reports, "It was great to visit Saxby church where myself and Council Leader, Rob Waltham did the official hand over for two Community Pot grants totalling £25k. The two grants have been used to fund the new community amphitheatre, disabled access and Bluebell wood. Well done to the volunteers for their great work. This is another great use of the Community Grant pot which the local Conservati...

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Andrew attended Holocaust commemoration events in the constituency this weekend as part of Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 which takes place annually on the 27th January. Andrew said, "I attended a moving Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) commemoration in Brigg this afternoon, which was well supported by local schools and the community. I also signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment recently which pledges a commitment to HMD and to honouring those who were murdered during the Hol...

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Local Policing Update

Andrew joined other North Lincs MPs earlier today to receive an update on local policing issues. Andrew reports, "One key point which I am happy to report, is that the incident response patrol police teams will start running from Epworth again on Monday. The incident response teams, which respond to emergency situations, were removed by the previous Chief Constable's failed restructuring plan. "Constituents have contacted me about this issue in the past, which I have raised on their behalf, so...

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Clearly Campaign

Last week, Andrew took part in the Clearly campaign drop-in event in Parliament to experience an eye test using a smart phone and to take part in the Clearly campaign video along with other MPs. Andrew reports, "I was happy to take part in the Clearly campaign which aims to bring clear vision to the 2.5 billion people who suffer from poor vision worldwide.  "During an event in Parliament last week, the Clearly team showed me the simplicity of the solution to uncorrected poor vision by giving ...

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Andrew Congratulates Winterton Resident for River Ancholme Work

Last Friday, Andrew visited Winterton resident, David Hewitt, to see progress on his cleanup of the ground along a stretch of the River Ancholme. Andrew said, "It was an absolute joy to be down by the River Ancholme on Friday afternoon with Winterton resident, David Hewitt, who has single-handedly taken it upon himself to clear the ground near the angling spots and plant hundreds of bulbs and plants. "He has done an incredible job, and I was delighted to present him with a House of Commons bot...

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Andrew Visits Sir John Nelthorpe School

Last Friday, Andrew visited Sir John Nelthorpe School in Brigg for a Q and A session with A-Level students. Andrew said, "I had a great visit to Sir John Nelthorpe School in Brigg. I took questions from A Level Politics students and the School Council on a range of subjects. There were some really great questions and some that were very challenging. "I'm pleased the school is offering A Level Politics, not least because I taught it myself for a while - it is a great subject that sets you up w...

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Andrew Leads Holocaust Memorial Day Debate

Yesterday, Andrew led a debate on Holocaust Memorial Day in the House of Commons Chamber. This is an annual debate in parliament which is held before Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January).   Andrew said, "It was a privilege to lead the Holocaust Memorial Day debate earlier today in the Commons chamber. The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day this year is "the power of words". We heard a number of very powerful, insightful and moving contributions from across the House. We also heard how antisemi...

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