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

Andrew Percy MP

More Jobs for Goole!

Another bit of good news for Junction 36 and jobs at Goole with Croda announcing plans to build a new warehouse on the Junction 36 site. This has been in the offing for some time and has now been made public. Whilst it will involve the relocation of their current warehouse from Thorne it will mean some new jobs, including skilled jobs, will be created as part of this £7 million investment. I was so happy as a Minister to sign the Enterprise Zone agreement for this site which makes the land ve...

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Garthorpe Play Area and Gym Equipment

Andrew joined Cllr John Briggs and Cllr Julie Reed last Friday for a visit to the Garthorpe Play Area to see the new play equipment and gym.  Andrew said, “I enjoyed meeting residents in Garthorpe last week to look at the new play equipment and outdoor gym that we have helped to secure funding for. “In total, £50k was secured from the play area improvement fund which the local Conservatives established at North Lincolnshire Council a couple of years ago, along with £25k secured from the...

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Axholme North Leisure Centre

Andrew joined Cllr John Briggs and Cllr Julie Reed on Friday to take a look at the new Leisure Centre in Crowle.  Andrew reports, "I managed to get a sneak peak around the new Leisure Centre in Crowle yesterday. Myself and Councillors John Briggs and Julie Reed are so proud to have made good on this local Conservative election promise. "The facility is fab and includes the swimming pool, gym and studio. There are also outdoor courts and pitches. "This is going to be a great community facilit...

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Axholme Academy F24 Project

Andrew and councillors John Briggs and Julie Reed visited Axholme Academy on Friday to see progress on the school's Formula 24 project. Andrew reports, "It was great to be on the Isle yesterday on a visit to Axholme Academy to meet with the school's Formula 24 racing team, the Axholme Lurchers.  "Myself and local Councillors, John Briggs and Julie Reed, helped secure £3,000 to enable the purchase of the car kit which they hope to be racing next year.  "The project supports the STEM curricu...

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Broughton Phone Campaign Success – EE/BT Group Update

As mentioned previously, I shared the results of my recent survey on mobile coverage in Broughton with all the network operators. Following my recent update on O2’s planned works to improve 4G coverage in Broughton by the end of the year, I’m delighted to say that EE/BT Group have also contacted me regarding their plans to improve 4G coverage in the area.   EE/ BT Group have informed me that they have recently completed the construction of a new site by the Red Lion Inn, which will provid...

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‘Be Smart This Winter’ - British Gas Tips and Advice

British Gas held an event in Parliament yesterday to inform MPs of the support available to constituents in preparation for the winter months ahead. Andrew said, "With the cold months just around the corner, it’s important to keep a step ahead, and to understand what help is available to you, your family and your friends." To ensure that you are prepared for winter, British Gas has provided the following tips and advice:   1. Be energy smart: It’s inevitable that our energy use will inc...

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Police Employer Pension Contributions Debate

Andrew recently took part in a debate on Police Employer Pension Contributions. This followed a letter that he received from the Chief Constable of Humberside Police regarding the Chief’s concerns with the planned rise in the employer contribution to the Police Pension Scheme having to be met from existing police budgets.  You can read Andrew’s contributions below, or read the full debate online here: Read More →

Register your Business for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is taking place on 1 December 2018, and there is still time to get involved. Andrew explains, "Small Business Saturday is a day to encourage people to shop locally and to celebrate the successes of small businesses throughout the country.  "You can register and advertise your business on the Small Business Finder for free: This includes family businesses, local shops, online busine...

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