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

Andrew Percy MP

Andrew's Speaks in the Chamber on Brexit and Trade with Canada

Andrew took part in yesterday's Withdrawal Agreement: Proposed Changes debate and the debate on No-deal Brexit: Schedule of Tariffs.  You can read Andrew's speeches and the Ministers' replies below, or read the full debates online here.   Withdrawal Agreement: Proposed Changes Andrew Percy (Brigg and Goole) (Con) I said from this spot a few weeks ago that it did not matter what the Govern...

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Remembrance Lesson Plans from The Royal British Legion

Andrew is encouraging local schools to utilize the Royal British Legion’s free lesson plans on the First World War and Remembrance. The Royal British Legion are publicising a series of new educational resources which they have produced alongside the National Literacy Trust. These resources aim to teach Remembrance in schools and to commemorate the First World War generation - those who served, sacrificed, and changed our world. Andrew is encouraging local schools to utilize the free resources...

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Free Flu Jabs

With the cold, winter weather just around the corner, both East Riding Council and North Lincs Council are encouraging eligible residents to get their free flu jabs. Flu vaccines are available for free on the NHS for those at highest risk from the flu: • adults 65 and over • people with certain medical conditions (including children in at-risk groups from 6 months of age) • pregnant women • children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2019 • children in primary school • frontline health...

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Recycle Electrical Items in the East Riding

East Riding residents can recycle their old electrical items during a number of collection events being held this month. East Riding Council’s waste and recycling officers will be visiting towns and villages to collect any unwanted electrical items. The aim is to inform residents not to put electrical items in household bins, or the blue and green bins. Items to recycle at these events include: toasters, kettles, irons, food mixers, blenders, sandwich makers, coffee machines, hairdryers, hai...

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Free Swim Sessions Success

There was a fantastic response to this summer's free swimming scheme for young people in North Lincs.  Andrew explains, "The Conservative-led North Lincs Council funded over 7,000 free children's swimming sessions during the summer holidays. The Summer Daze sessions took place between 20th July -  2nd September, and were available at The Pods, Ancholme Leisure Centre, Axholme North Leisure Centre, Baysgarth Leisure Centre, along with Epworth Pool. "The Summer Daze sessions were part of the C...

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Environment Agency Update – South Ferriby

Andrew has received the below update from the EA regarding works taking place today at South Ferriby. “Slightly improved tidal forecast levels have allowed us to scale back our possible operational response at South Ferriby. We will be deploying a small temporary barrier defence near to Fulseas Drain. This work will start on Monday 30 September 2019 and be completed by the end of the day. “The need to deploy barriers near to the sluice is not at present considered necessary. Therefore, we ...

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Possible Snap Election

Rather embarrassingly, quite a few people have sent me personal messages, letters or messages via friends, family and my local team urging me to stand again in this constituency at the next election. I've always said this is not a job I want to do forever as I do think politicians should know when it is time to leave politics and hand over to someone else. I've always been sympathetic to the idea of term limits for MPs but its hard to see how they would work in our system. Anyways, I digress. ...

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Schools and Community Groups Encouraged to Plant Trees in North Lincolnshire

With North Lincolnshire’s inclusion in the Government’s Northern Forest plan, North Lincolnshire Council are encouraging schools and local community groups to get involved and start planting trees. Andrew explains, "As residents may be aware, the Conservative Government’s ambitious Northern Forest project will see over 50 million trees planted between the Humber and the Mersey, including parts of both North Lincolnshire and the East Riding. The Woodland Trust states that the Northern Fore...

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