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

Andrew Percy MP

£9 Million to be Invested in the Humber

Local MP and Coastal Communities Minister, Andrew Percy, recently announced over £9 million of funding for the Humber through the Coastal Communities Fund. This funding comes as part of a wider £40 million in funding for coastal communities throughout the UK, which will support over 30 new projects.  The Coastal Communities Fund is a government initiative which aims to support economic development in coastal communities by promoting sustainable economic growth and jobs. Coastal tourism now b...

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Scunthorpe Telegraph Column - March 2017

It was an absolute delight and pleasure to end last week opening the brilliant new library, gym and skate park at Winterton. This £1 million project was delivered by the local Conservatives and is already proving quite popular with users. I was able to join Cllrs Ralph Ogg, Elaine Marper and Helen Rowson for the opening, where we were joined by local students and residents.  The new facility all arose out of concerns over the future of Winterton Rangers. Whilst others jockeyed for publicity w...

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CQC's Latest Inspection of Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

The Care Quality Commission’s recent inspection of Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust has rated the Trust as inadequate and recommended a return to special measures. This means that NHS Improvements will now provide additional resources and support to help turn the Trust around. However, it is important to note that Goole Hospital was not inspected as it was recently rated as Good, something that we local people know to be true.  Below is a quote that I have issued to the p...

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Andrew Visits the Goole Paddlers Project

Goole MP, Andrew Percy, recently joined Richard Parry, Chief Executive of the Canal & River Trust and young people aged 16-19 at a new canoe taster session in Goole. The taster sessions are part of the ‘Goole Paddlers Project’ run by East Riding Council and funded through Sport England. The project aims to encourage young people to enjoy the recreational use of local waterways through free canoe sessions, run from the Yorkshire Waterways Museum, using the Aire and Calder Navigation. The...

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New Winterton Library, Local Link and Gym Now Open

Local MP, Andrew Percy, today opened the new Winterton Library, Local Link and gym. Commenting on the opening, Andrew said: “It was a real pleasure to open the new £1 million library, gym, skate park and local link in Winterton this afternoon. Yet again, this is another local Conservative promise kept. I am so proud that we are building things like gyms and new leisure facilities in communities that have never had them before.” The opening hours are: Monday: 1pm - 8pm, Tuesday: 1pm - 8pm, ...

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North to Benefit From 15 Community-led Projects Worth Almost £1M

Communities Minister, and local MP, Andrew Percy today announced a cash boost of almost £1 million to community-led efforts across the North of England giving local people greater control over local services. Many of the 15 projects receiving funding will focus on offering personalised schemes to improve people’s health and general wellbeing. Other schemes will tackle social isolation, and help people find a job. Goole will benefit to the tune of £57,900 with the funding supporting the Gool...

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Andrew Welcomes Urgent Care Centre at Goole Hospital

Goole MP, Andrew Percy, has welcomed the final decision from the East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group to create an Urgent Care Centre at Goole Hospital. These new centres will act as enhanced minor injury units across the East Riding, but at fewer locations. Local GPs who make up the Clinical Commissioning Group that now determines how local NHS services are configured, consulted on a range of proposals, one of which included NO Urgent Care Centre at Goole at all.  Following this, Andrew P...

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Postbox Refurbishment

Andrew has welcomed confirmation that the Royal Mail will begin their programme of postbox refurbishment across the DN14 postcode next month, with ones in Old Goole scheduled to be some of the first to be painted. Andrew says, “I have been working closely with residents across our local area on campaigns to help improve their local community and I recently joined East Riding Council and their Environmental Enforcement Team for a visit to various sites in Old Goole. “This visit was all part...

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