Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

Outdoor Gym Equipment Brigg

Outdoor Gym Equipment Brigg

Andrew has posted an update regarding new outdoor gym equipment he helped secure funding for in Brigg.  Andrew said, "Very happy to have helped secure funding for the new outdoor gym equipment in Brigg.  "Two new adult gyms have now been installed in the Millennium Green Park off Elwes St and a second on the riverbank near the start of the weekly Parkrun. In total, £25,000 was secured thanks to help from my ‘Bid Writing Service’ with £15,000 funding provided by North Lincs Conservative-ru...

Ouse Bridge Update - J37(E) Exit Slip Road

Ouse Bridge Update - J37(E) Exit Slip Road

Andrew has received a further update from the Highways team regarding the above works.  Andrew reports, "Regarding the opening up of an additional lane on the eastbound carriageway, National Highways have informed me that they are working with their supply chain partner and their suppliers to procure the appropriate fixings to secure the bridging plates over the damaged joint. As a result, they are hoping to have the required fixings on site later this week. "They added that they s...

Goole Jobs Fair

Goole Jobs Fair

Andrew provided the following update after attending the Goole Jobs Fair on Friday. Andrew reports, "Thank you to all the employers, Jobcentre Plus and jobseekers who made Friday's Jobs Fair at the Market Hall such a success.  "The fair was the brainchild of Cllr Anne Handley who was assisted by Cllr Nick Coultish in putting the event on. I approached employers to attend and DWP Jobcentre Plus did an amazing job of organising the jobseekers and structuring the day. A real great effort.  "...

Kyiv Mayor Thanks Goole

Kyiv Mayor Thanks Goole

An absolute out of the blue surprise last night to receive a wonderful call from Mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, to once again thank Goole for all of the work we have done providing ambulances for Ukraine.  I'd just finished weeding my garden when I noticed a missed call from Victor, who is a UK based Ukrainian businessman who has helped fund the ambulances. I called and Victor asked me to switch to whatsapp video call.   There he was with Vitali and his brother Wladimir who both wanted to pa...

Steel Industry Safeguards Update

Steel Industry Safeguards Update

Andrew has provided the following update on steel industry safeguards. Andrew explained on Facebook, "Myself and Scunthorpe MP, Holly Mumby-Croft have been working intensively in the past few weeks to support the extension of UK Government safeguards for the steel industry which are designed to prevent cheaper foreign imports unfairly competing against our domestic steel. "We have held many meetings on this in recent weeks and have pressed the Prime Minister personally to continue his str...

Boothferry Bridge Works To Pause

Boothferry Bridge Works To Pause

Andrew has provided the following update on the Boothferry Bridge Works. Andrew reports, "Residents will remember that I first asked East Riding Council to pause works on Boothferry Bridge some weeks ago. In response to resident queries I again asked the Council last week to provide me with the works schedule as activity seems to have been limited.  "Despite initially being told a pause would not be possible, we have now heard that the works will be paused until after the M62 Ouse Bridge ...

Riverbank Stabilisation at Airmyn  - Further Update

Riverbank Stabilisation at Airmyn - Further Update

The Environment Agency have provided Andrew with the latest update on the riverbank stabilisation works at Airmyn.  Andrew explains, "As mentioned previously, the aim of these works is to stabilise and protect the bank of the River Aire in front of the existing flood defences in Airmyn. "The EA explain that the surveys that are required ahead of work starting will begin from the 27th June and the main works will start from the 4th...

Andrew Welcomes New Investment For Steelworks

Andrew Welcomes New Investment For Steelworks

Andrew has welcomed the recent announcement of an £80 Million investment at British Steel. Andrew reports, "I am delighted to see tens of millions of pounds of investment in our local steelworks. As many will know, myself and Holly Mumby-Croft MP have worked hard to ensure government support for the industry, most recently with the Prime Minister intervening to ensure more support for their high energy costs to help support thousands of local jobs.  "This latest announcement of investmen...

M62 Ouse Bridge – Latest Update

M62 Ouse Bridge – Latest Update

Andrew has provided a further update on the Ouse Bridge works via his Facebook page. Andrew explained:  "Below is the latest update I have received from National Highways regarding the Ouse Bridge. I have kept in close contact with the agency to keep the pressure up and I have repeatedly pointed out to them the need to act quickly.  "They assure me that they have put extra resource on and that this is a national priority for them. Again, please don't shoot the messenger as all I can do is...

Normanby Hall Wellbeing Garden Visit

Normanby Hall Wellbeing Garden Visit

Andrew recently joined local councillors for a visit to the new Wellbeing Garden at Normanby Hall. Andrew reports, "I had a great time officially opening the new Wellbeing Garden at Normanby Hall recently with local Councillors Ralph Ogg and Elaine Marper.  "The garden is a really peaceful place to be and arose out of the mental health issues many have experienced during the pandemic. Special thanks to Samaritans and North Lincs Council for their work to on this project and to Samaritans ...