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

Andrew Percy MP

£4.5m Government cash for development of second M181 junction

The Government has provided £4.5m of funding for the development of a second junction on the M181.  Andrew explains, "Great news that work is now to start on this project, something I lobbied the Conservative Government to fund. Sadly, I couldn't make the photo but our new MP, Holly Mumby-Croft, did along with Councillor Josh Walsh and the Council Leader. Details are below. "Construction work will begin on a major infrastructure project after £4.5m of Government cash was approved to develop...

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Film the House Competition

Film the House is a Parliamentary‐based short film competition for students and independent filmmakers based in the UK. All entries are shared with your local MP and the final judging of the competition is carried out by industry professionals. Along with a trophy and a cash prize, prizes for the 2019 winners will include: screening of the winning films for family and friends, scriptwriting mentoring, directorial mentoring courtesy of Directors UK, and certificate of classification by BBFC ...

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Cash boost for ‘Spring in Bloom’ projects

Community groups & town and parish councils across North Lincolnshire can apply for a share of the £25,000 ‘Spring in Bloom’ funding to support their planting for Spring 2020. This is an extension of the ‘North Lincolnshire in Bloom’ scheme to support groups over the coming months. Andrew reports, "The scheme encourages communities to create planting displays to visually enhance their local community for the benefit of both residents and visitors. It promotes volunteering and provi...

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Haxey Cricket Club Funding Success

Haxey Cricket Club has secured funding thanks to help from Andrew's bid writing service.  Andrew explains, "Really delighted that we have been able to help Haxey cricket club achieve some funding thanks to the bid writing service I established to help local community groups in the constituency. "Haxey cricket club needed nearly £40k for all weather nets surfacing and security fencing to train outside of the summer season. The club raised thousands themselves, plus a personal donation, but we...

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General Election 2019 - Thank You

Andrew provided the following update on his Facebook page following his election victory.  Andrew says, "Thank you so much to everyone who has messaged me on here, in direct messages or on email to offer their congratulations. It is a real honour to have received such record support locally. "It is also fantastic news that Parliament is now going to have a stable majority which will end the last two and a bit years of stalemate. "There is of course a lot more to do than Brexit and I have alr...

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Flooding and Drainage Update

Andrew has provided the following update on flooding and drainage issues locally. Andrew explains, "Thanks to all those residents who have raised issues with flooding and drainage across the area. We have had an incredible amount of rainfall and we have seen problems in quite a few communities.. My team and I have been liaising with the Council, Severn Trent, the EA and others to try to get to the bottom of many of these issues. As we have no MPs at the moment, it has been a bit more challengin...

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Home-Start Goole Meeting

Andrew has provided an update on Home-Start, Goole following a meeting this week. Andrew explains, "I have been a big fan of the work Home-Start do in the Goole area for many years supporting vulnerable families. At Christmas I often donate toys to them and in the past I've made small financial contributions to them too. That is why I was concerned to hear their lottery funding is coming to an end. As a result, I pulled a meeting together with them this week which was very productive. We've agr...

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Isle School Visits

Andrew recently joined Isle of Axholme North Councillors, Julie Reed and John Briggs, for visits to Luddington and Garthorpe Primary School and Eastoft Primary School to view the results of recent investment by the Conservative-run North Lincs Council. Andrew reports, "We stopped at Eastoft Primary to view the new sensory room which is part of the additional SEN funding we announced previously. At Luddington and Garthorpe Primary we were given a tour by the Head Girl and Head Boy. Maisie and Ma...

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