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

Andrew Percy MP

Snaith and Cowick Flood Letter - Email Correction

Andrew has provided the following update on the recent letter he sent to residents in Snaith and Cowick regarding the investigation into the recent flooding. Andrew said, "Residents in Snaith and Cowick will be receiving a letter from me in the next day or two with a request from the East Riding Council and the Environment Agency, both of whom are requesting information such as photos and videos from residents to help with the investigations into the recent flooding. "Sadly, and I can't believ...

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Roxby Landfill Update from the EA

Andrew has provided the below update on Roxby landfill.  "Clearly, my team and I are prioritising the very large number of constituent cases we are dealing with as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  "We are continuing to try to work on other issues in the area too but I am sure residents will understand if updates on that are not as forthcoming.  "I will be sharing a further update about the Snaith and Cowick flooding issues directly with residents and also on here shortly.  "For now...

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Coronavirus Update and Useful Links

Andrew has provided the following update on the Coronavirus on Facebook: "My team and I are continuing to work flat out to assist constituents with queries regarding the coronavirus. We are receiving requests from people stuck abroad, to vulnerable constituents who require signposting to available assistance, and everything else in between.  "We are being overwhelmed with the number of queries we have received and, as such, it is not always possible to provide bespoke advice for every unique ...

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Andrew has provided the following coronavirus update on facebook: "I appreciate this is a worrying time for many people and advice will be changing rapidly in the coming days and weeks. However, I have posted the most recent advice below. "The Government yesterday announced a support package of £350 billion to business to help save jobs and protect the economy. We can expect more bespoke support aimed at vulnerable groups and worker in the coming days. Of course, billions of extra has already...

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Budget Measures and Goole Area Flood Defence Funding

Andrew has provided the following update on the recent Budget.   What with flooding and coronavirus, the budget last week was very much overlooked. There were however some national changes which I think are very welcomed and a specific budget promise for flood defence funding in the Goole area which is very welcomed.   The budget outlined £26 million of funding to improve the flood defences in the Goole area. This builds on the millions spent in recent years improving the river defences o...

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Coronavirus - How You Can Help

As residents will be aware, responding to the coronavirus will be a significant challenge over the coming weeks. We are only at the beginning of this challenge and more people will be having to self-isolate. The help and assistance of neighbours will therefore become more necessary as those providing public services will also be hit by sickness and the self-isolation of their staff. As such, we should all look at how we can assist those around us, particularly more vulnerable groups. We are all...

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Best Small Shops Competition 2020

Entries are now open for the Best Small Shops competition 2020. Andrew explains, "This is an annual competition which celebrates the commitment and creativity of independent retailers on our High Streets and the central role they play in local communities. "We have some fantastic independent shops across our area so please do put them forward for this competition. Finalists will be invited to a reception at the Houses of Parliament in November, where the winner will be announced." For more in...

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Snaith and Cowick Flooding Next Steps and How You Can Help

Andrew has provided the following update on Facebook today.   "I met the Flood Minister yesterday to discuss our recent flooding but before I set out what we agreed, just a quick update to say that residents might notice pumps being moved from Carlton Bridge today. This is because the levels there do not allow further pumping, so the pumps will be utilised elsewhere on the Snaith Ings.   The Floods Minister, Rebecca Pow MP, and I had a good meeting yesterday where I pressed her on some add...

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