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

Andrew Percy MP

West Halton Play Area Visit

Andrew visited West Halton recently to see the village’s brand-new play area. He was joined by local councillors, Elaine, Ralph and Helen, the Parish Council and North Lincs Council Leader, Rob Waltham. Following the visit, Andrew said, "I’m delighted that the new playground has now been installed. This is thanks to a £44,000 grant from the Conservative-led North Lincs Council and the hard work of West Halton Parish Council.  "This funding came from the council’s Community Grant Fund a...

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Steel Industry Question to the Prime Minister

Andrew took part in the Priorities for Government debate in the House of Commons yesterday to raise the issue of the steel industry and HS3 (Northern Powerhouse Rail) with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. You can read the full exchange below.    Andrew Percy (Brigg and Goole) (Con) Can I urge my right hon Friend the Prime Minister to continue all the efforts the Government have so far been engaged in to secure and save a future for the British steel industry, which is so important to the north...

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APPG on Surrogacy – Meeting with the Law Commission

Andrew hosted the Law Commission in Parliament yesterday for a meeting with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Surrogacy.  The Law Commission recently published their consultation paper: “Building families through surrogacy – a new law”. This meeting was an opportunity for the Law Commission to present and discuss their surrogacy consultation proposals with the APPG.  A full copy of the Law Commission’s consultation paper is available Read More →

Steel Industry Questions to the Secretary of State

Andrew took part in today’s steel industry questions to seek the Government’s commitment to major infrastructure projects in order to provide certainty to the steel industry.  You can read Andrew’ question below, along with thew Secretary of State’s reply, or read the full debate online here.   Andrew Percy (Brigg ...

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Roxby Community Centre Visit

Andrew recently met with the Roxby Community Centre Charity along with councillors Ivan Glover and Holly Mumby- Croft to hand over the 115k grant from North Lincs which will enable them to buy the Methodist Chapel to become the village’s new Community Centre.  Andrew says, "I was very pleased to have played a role in this via my Community Support Officer, Julie Reed, who has helped write the funding bids and charity application on my behalf. This is a service I offer groups locally and we ha...

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Carriageway Improvements on A614 / A1041 Near East Cowick

East Riding Council will shortly be undertaking carriageway improvements on the A614 and A1041 at the Gyme Corner roundabout near East Cowick. These works will take place overnight (between 20.00 and 06.00) for four nights, starting next week on Tuesday, 30th July. During the works, the A1041 Snaith Road will be closed between the junction with the A614 and the Peppered Pig restaurant, with traffic being diverted on a signed route via Snaith, Camblesforth and Rawcliffe. For HGVs, a diversion wi...

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Free Swimming Sessions and £1 Bus Journeys for Kids in North Lincs

North Lincs Council are once again providing free swimming sessions for children and young people over the summer holidays. From tomorrow (20th July), children aged 16 and under can swim for free during Summer Daze sessions at council leisure centres until 2nd September. Free swimming sessions will be available at: • The Pods, Scunthorpe • Ancholme Leisure Centre, Brigg • Axholme North Leisure Centre, Crowle • Baysgarth Leisure Centre, Barton upon Humber Andrew adds, "I recently v...

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Environment Agency Update Meeting with Humber MPs

Andrew hosted the Environment Agency (EA) in Parliament this week for a meeting with Humber MPs. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the EA’s Comprehensive Review of the Humber Flood Risk Management Strategy and for a general discussion on flood defence schemes locally. Andrew reports, "As I have mentioned before, the Environment Agency are working in partnership with 12 Local Authorities from around the Humber to comprehensively review the current Humber Flood Risk Strategy. I understa...

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