Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

Brigg Holocaust Memorial Service

Brigg Holocaust Memorial Service

Andrew attended the Holocaust Memorial Day service in Brigg yesterday. Andrew reports, "Thank you to Brigg Town Council for organising today's Holocaust Memorial Day service at the town's Holocaust memorial this afternoon.  "This is a really important event and I am so proud that Brigg and our area goes out of its way every year to remember the senseless murder of 6 millions Jews during the Holocaust. We also remember the millions of others murdered by the Nazis and all those killed in ge...

New Wren Site & More Jobs!

New Wren Site & More Jobs!

Andrew joined Holly Mumby-Croft MP and Cllr Rob Waltham on Friday to meet with Wren staff at the site of a new 1 million square feet facility for this local company at Normanby Enterprise Park, Scunthorpe. Andrew added, "The company will be creating a new facility on this 15 acre site allowing them to create many new jobs and expand their manufacturing locally.  "The site was opened up thanks to a £1 million grant from the Conservative government's Local Growth Fund and £300k from North L...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

I was honoured to sign the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in Parliament this week. This pledges a commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, to honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust, and to paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Holocaust Memorial Day falls on 27th January every year, which is the anniversary of the liberation of the infamous former Nazi concentration and death camp, Ausc...

'Winter In Bloom' Grants - Haxey and Owston Ferry

'Winter In Bloom' Grants - Haxey and Owston Ferry

Andrew visited Haxey on Friday to award some further Winter in Bloom grants. Andrew said, "Completing the official handover of 'Winter In Bloom' grants to local communities saw me join Isle of Axholme South Councillor, David Rose, in Haxey last Friday.  "This time it was the turn of Haxey Parish Council and Owston Ferry Parish Council to receive £1290 and £984 respectively from this grant pot we set up at the Council. "Haxey Parish Council informed me that they planned to spend th...

Imagination Library Birthday Bash

Imagination Library Birthday Bash

Andrew visited Normanby Hall on Friday to take part in the 10 year anniversary party for the North Lincolnshire Imagination Library scheme.  Andrew reports, "We had a great afternoon at Normanby Hall on Friday celebrating 10 years of the North Lincs Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  "It was great to have the Chief Exec over from Tennessee to join the celebrations with us and also to hear about the academic research showing that children who have been a part of the Imagination Library hav...

Epworth and Belton Grants

Epworth and Belton Grants

Andrew visited Epworth this morning to celebrate 'Winter In Bloom' grants for Epworth and Belton. Andrew explains, "Great to join Isle of Axholme Central Ward Councillors, Tim Mitchell and Dave Robinson, for the handing over of 'Winter In Bloom' grants to Epworth Town Council and Belton Parish Council this morning.  "This was an initiative the local Conservatives established at North Lincs as one of our local promises to support local communities and to brighten up our towns and villages...

Ambulance First Responder Scheme 10th Birthday

Ambulance First Responder Scheme 10th Birthday

Andrew has provided an update on the anniversary of his work as a local First Responder. Andrew said, "This is a couple of months overdue but I have just realised that the Yorkshire Ambulance First Responder Scheme I set up for Goole, Hook and Airmyn back in 2012 has just passed its 10 year anniversary.   "In the run up to 2010 and then following my election as our MP that year, I realised that ambulance response times in our area were below the national average. I met Yorkshire Ambulance...

M62 Ouse Bridge - Update

M62 Ouse Bridge - Update

Andrew has received an update from National Highways on the ongoing Ouse Bridge works. National Highways have reported: “since our last update, we have successfully established further bridging plates in lane 3 [right-hand lane] of the eastbound carriageway where traffic is currently running and undertaken further surfacing on the bridge deck and the crossover areas. The establishment of these further plates will enable us, once we commence the joint replacement works, to undertake the joint wor...

Dolly Congratulates 10 Years of Imagination Library

Dolly Congratulates 10 Years of Imagination Library

Andrew has provided an update on the North Lincs Imagination Library scheme's 10 year anniversary.  Andrew reports, "We have had a lovely letter congratulating us on 10 years of the North Lincs Imagination Library which has now delivered over 800,000 free books to over 20,000 under-5s across North Lincs. "I took the idea for the Imagination Library to North Lincs Council a decade ago to try to secure their support to fund the project. Cllr Rob Waltham, who was in charge of the education brief at...

Broughton Outdoor Gym Equipment Success

Broughton Outdoor Gym Equipment Success

Andrew has provided an update on some outdoor gym equipment that has been secured for Broughton with the help of Andrew's bid writing service.  Andrew explains, "Residents may remember last year that I reported on how we had helped secure funding for some outdoor gym equipment in Brigg. When I reported that good news, some residents asked about similar equipment for Broughton too. "Following work with the Town Council, who also reached out on this subject, I am pleased to report that we have now...