Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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Ukraine Ambulance Update

Ukraine Ambulance Update

Andrew has provided a further update on the Ukraine ambulance project that he helped facilitate. Andrew explained on Facebook: "I thought residents might appreciate an update on our wonderful Ambulances for Ukraine project.  "As you can see from the pics below, the vehicles have now reached Ukraine and some of them are on the run. "Two types are being produced; a fully armoured version and a multi-casualty all terrain version. These are battlefield ambulances to be used mainly at the fron...

Andrew and Holly Raise Steel Issues in Parliament

Andrew and Holly Raise Steel Issues in Parliament

Andrew and Scunthorpe MP Holly Mumby-Croft often work together to raise in Parliament matters which impact our local area. As such, both Andrew and Holly raised steel issues in the House of Commons chamber this week.  Andrew's question was as follows: Andrew Percy  (Brigg and Goole) (Con) If recent events have shown us one thing, it is the importance of having our own strategic steel industry—something that I know the Secretary of State understands. The announcement of the expansio...

M62 Ouse Bridge Contraflow Operational

M62 Ouse Bridge Contraflow Operational

Andrew has provided a further update on the works taking place on the M62. Andrew explained on Facebook:  "Just been for a walk up to see the contraflow in operation which appears to have eased the traffic.  "Obviously, with fewer lanes, there will still be issues so my priority from now on will be pushing National Highways on the repair work. I appreciate they say this is complex but we want it sorting asap.  "Living where we do surrounded by water from so many tidal rivers (I have been ...

Covid Vaccines 5-11 year olds

Covid Vaccines 5-11 year olds

Andrew has provided the below update on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and is encouraging residents to take up their boosters if they are eligible.  Andrew reports, "Just a reminder that Covid vaccines are well under way for 5-11 year olds now. These can be booked via the online system. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ "Any parent who wants to know more about vaccines for kids in this age group can read more about the...

Donate For Ambulances

Donate For Ambulances

Andrew has provided residents with the following information on how they can donate towards the UK's efforts in Ukraine. Andrew said on Facebook, "A few people have asked how they can donate to our wonderful Ambulances for Ukraine Project here in Goole. We haven't actively asked for donations from the general public but as a few folks have asked I thought I would share how people can donate if they should wish.  "As you can imagine, armoured ambulances don't come cheap, despite the fact t...

Ukraine Ambulances Are On Their Way

Ukraine Ambulances Are On Their Way

Andrew has provided a further update on the Ukraine ambulance project he has been helping with. Andrew said on Facebook: And they are off ... The first of Goole's ambulances for Ukraine are on their way to the country.  I could not be prouder of Goole and the workers at O&H and others in their supply chain who have made this possible.  In just a few weeks we have gone from a simple request asking if we could help get ambulances to securing the funding, getting the ex-military vehicles...

Andrew Visits Haxey Primary Substation to Discuss Northern Powergrid’s Upgrade Scheme

Andrew Visits Haxey Primary Substation to Discuss Northern Powergrid’s Upgrade Scheme

Andrew recently met with Northern Powergrid during a visit to Haxey primary substation to discuss their £8.2 million investment programme there.  The investment work, which began at the end of February and runs until summer 2023, will see the company upgrading its substations at both Haxey and Epworth, as well as installing 6.6km of underground electricity cables between the two. Andrew was informed that this will provide the additional network capacity required to serve the area as the populati...

Ukrainian Ambassador Visits Goole

Ukrainian Ambassador Visits Goole

Further to Andrew's update regarding Goole making ambulances to assist the people of Ukraine, Andrew was delighted to welcome the Ukrainian Ambassador for a visit to Goole to see the ambulances. Following the visit, Andrew said, "Absolute delight to welcome His Excellency the Ukrainian Ambassador to Goole today to see the ambulances we are producing for Ukraine at Venari O&H in Goole.  "The Ambassador was able to see the vehicles up close and also thank staff for their efforts. In his...

Goole Making Ambulances for Ukraine

Goole Making Ambulances for Ukraine

Andrew has provided the following update on a project he is helping to support with the delivery of ambulances to Ukraine.  Andrew explained on Facebook: I am so proud of this project we have been able to put together in just a matter of three weeks to ensure that Ukraine will be receiving ambulances, including armour plated ones, from right here in Goole!  This all came about following a call I received from a Ukrainian born British businessman who is also a good friend, asking me if the...

Barnetby Top Litter Pick

Barnetby Top Litter Pick

Andrew recently joined Cllr Carl Sherwood and Barnetby Parish Council Chair for a litter pick with staff from the Starbucks at Barnetby Top.  Andrew reported the following on his Facebook page, "The litter pick came about following residents complaints about litter at this location which I raised with Starbucks who have increased their own litter bins and added more litter patrols to their schedule.   "To be fair, it's not Starbuck's fault this littering occurs as the only people responsi...