Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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Winterton and Burton Project Funding

Winterton and Burton Project Funding

Andrew provided the following update on funding projects in Burton and Winterton. Andrew explained on his Facebook page, "Great to be in Burton and Winterton recently for the official handover of cheques to support some great local projects, including a new sleigh for Santa! "I joined Ward Councillors, Elaine Marper and Helen Rowson, along with Scunthorpe MP, Holly Mumby-Croft, as we met with the groups involved in these very worthy projects.  "The funding has all come from the North Linc...

Lest We Forget - Remembrance Sunday 2022

Lest We Forget - Remembrance Sunday 2022

Andrew attended Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in both Goole and Barnetby this year, paying his respects to those who have served, sacrificed, and continue to serve our country to keep us safe.   Andrew explained on his Facebook page: "A privilege to attend and lay wreaths at the Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in Goole and Barnetby today.  "Many thanks to all those who took part in these services and helped to put them together, including the Royal British Legion, Parish and Town Cou...

Network Rail - Goole Subway Meeting

Network Rail - Goole Subway Meeting

Andrew has provided the following update, further to his recent meeting with Network Rail to discuss Goole subways.  Andrew explained the following on his Facebook page:  I held a meeting with Network Rail last Thursday to discuss the long-running saga of flooding issues in the Goole subways. We recently had another bout of this which, in fairness, Network Rail responded to quite quickly. This was in part caused by litter building up yet again as the subways are something of a wind...

Bye Bye Brigg and Goole

Bye Bye Brigg and Goole

Andrew has provided the following update after the Boundary Commission published their constituency boundary proposals today. Andrew said, "For those interested in such things, the Boundary Commission which decides the constituency boundaries has today published their latest proposals.  Once again, as fully expected, this constituency will be abolished at the next election and split four ways into what are largely four other existing constituencies.  - Brigg and Wolds and the Broughton an...

Wrawby Flashing Speed Signs

Wrawby Flashing Speed Signs

Andrew recently joined Brigg and Wolds Ward Councillors, Nigel and Carl Sherwood and Rob Waltham, to meet with the Chair and Vice Chair of Wrawby Parish Council to celebrate funding for new flashing speed signs in Wrawby. Andrew reports, “Whilst speeding enforcement is a matter for the police, myself and the local Councillors try to do our part in improving road safety. Conservative-run North Lincs Council has now granted £3000 to the Parish Council for the purchase and installation of tw...

Canal and River Trust Meeting

Canal and River Trust Meeting

Andrew provided the following update after his recent meeting with the Canal and River Trust in Parliament. Andrew said, "I met the Canal and Rivers Trust in Parliament recently as part of their 10 years as a charity charged with the guardianship of England's canals.  "Goole of course is a town that only exists today because of the Victorian canal system which created the Aire and Calder Canal Company and ultimately created modern Goole.  "My ancestors were some of the earliest resident...

M62 Ouse Bridge – Overnight Closures

M62 Ouse Bridge – Overnight Closures

Andrew has been provided with an overview of roadworks planned for the M62 Ouse Bridge, which will require a number of overnight closures over the next few weeks.  National Highways have explained, "We are now entering a key phase of enabling works before the main joint works commence later in the year. This work includes the establishment of average speed cameras, surfacing works to the bridge deck, replacement of drainage channels and placement of the Network bridging plates that will enable u...

Goole Building More Ukraine Ambulances

Goole Building More Ukraine Ambulances

Andrew has provided an update following his latest visit to Venari in Goole to see the ongoing work to provide ambulances for Ukraine.  Andrew said, "It was great to pop to O&H/Venari in Goole yesterday to see yet more ambulances being built for service in Ukraine. "The whole team at O&H have done such an amazing job, especially in the earlier days of the conflict when all production was set aside to manufacture armoured and field ambulances for Ukraine.  "I am so proud that our t...

Andrew Celebrates Play Park Funding

Andrew Celebrates Play Park Funding

Andrew, visited Hook and Eastoft play areas recently to celebrate funding for new equipment at the two parks. Andrew helped secure the funding via his 'Bid Writing Service' which supports community projects locally. In Hook, Andrew was joined by Ward Councillor, Nick Coultish, and Parish Council Chair, Jenni Watson, to inspect the new junior play equipment which was funded thanks to a successful grant application to the Goole Fields Wind Farm by the Parish Council. This extends the play e...

Transpennine Express Issues

Transpennine Express Issues

Andrew has been working with neighboring colleague Holly Mumby-Croft MP to raise resident concerns in relation to their experience of Transpennine Express services.   Andrew and Holly have written to the new Transport Secretary, Mark Harper MP, to outline their concerns and to ask the Secretary of State for his assistance. A copy of this letter is attached.