Andrew Percy

Andrew Percy

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

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Siemens Rail Village Expansion in Goole

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Siemens Rail Village Expansion in Goole

Andrew has provided an update following his latest visit to the Siemens site in Goole. Andrew reports, *"I was delighted to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for Siemens’ new warehouse facility at Goole. I was joined by neighbouring MP David Davis. "This latest expansion project at the Goole Rail Village will see the development of a new regional materials and logistics warehouse. The site will store materials for Siemens Mobility’s train manufacturing and maintenance locations across the Unite...

Remembrance Sunday 2023

Remembrance Sunday 2023

Andrew attended Remembrance Sunday commemorations in Brigg and Barnetby this year. Following the visits, Andrew said, *"It was a privilege to attend the Remembrance Sunday parades in Brigg and Barnetby today. "Many thanks to all those who organised these events and thanks also to all of the groups who supported them. Cubs, Scouts, Brownies, local schools, sports clubs and community groups all played their part today. "A special thank you to the Brigg Air Cadets who led us off on both parades and...

Yorkshire Water Update - Compensation & Community Fund

Yorkshire Water Update - Compensation & Community Fund

Andrew has provided the following update on the water pressure issues that have impacted the Goole area. Andrew reports, "I met with Yorkshire Water again today to discuss the issues that have affected the Goole area since the water tower was taken out of use a couple of weeks ago. Here is the latest:- Current Situation "As explained previously, the original burst in East Cowick was fixed two weeks ago, but to ensure water quality the 2-foot main pipe that supplies the area could not be switched...

Visit to Southern Israel

Visit to Southern Israel

** Warning - This is a long and at times graphic post ** I returned Wednesday morning from a two-day visit to Israel, a country I know well and have strong connections to and have a love of. I visited with another British MP alongside politicians from 7 countries in Europe from across the political divide. It is hard to describe what I saw, heard, watched and worst of all smelt whilst in the country. I am still processing these experiences and they will live with me forever. I am sharing them he...

Yorkshire Water Update – Pressure Control Valve Installed

Yorkshire Water Update – Pressure Control Valve Installed

Andrew has received an update on the Yorkshire Water issues affecting the Goole area. Andrew says, "Here is the latest update I have received from Yorkshire Water. I am aware of further issues from residents this morning which we are reporting in. Anyone experiencing drops in water pressure is encouraged to report these directly to Yorkshire Water as it helps them identify issues and build a picture of who and where people are affected. "This continues to be a wholly unacceptable state of affair...

Yorkshire Water Issues - Update!

Yorkshire Water Issues - Update!

Andrew has provided the following update on the ongoing low water pressure issues, which Andrew has continued to pursue with Yorkshire Water. Andrew reports, "I have lost patience now with Yorkshire Water. I have spent the last few days reasonably trying to communicate the situation but this now becoming farcical. I have expressed that frustration in the strongest terms to Yorkshire Water and have again requested that they step up their response to this and actually respond to my request regardi...

Further Yorkshire Water Update

Further Yorkshire Water Update

Andrew has shared a further update on the water pressure issues affecting the Goole area. Andrew says, "We have now received a further update from Yorkshire Water and I will be having a call with them tomorrow morning to keep the pressure up, which is more than we can say for our water! "I am still to receive a clear timetable on when the issues will be resolved and I am also raising the issue of compensation for those affected. "Here is the latest I have received from them by way of update belo...

Yorkshire Water Issues

Yorkshire Water Issues

Andrew has provided the following update on water pressure issues affecting the Goole area. Andrew reports, "Like many residents in the Goole area, I have had issues with water pressure and supply at my home over the weekend. We raised this with Yorkshire Water on Friday as soon as we became aware of the burst main in East Cowick. "I have continued to respond to residents over the weekend and we've pursued Yorkshire Water again today. Like many other residents, I have been less than impressed by...

M62 Ouse Bridge – J37 Exit Closure

M62 Ouse Bridge – J37 Exit Closure

Andrew has provided the following update on the ongoing Ouse Bridge works. Andrew reports, "National Highways have explained that they have been affected by the inclement weather in recent weeks which has meant delays to the concrete pours that had been scheduled to take place. They are now in a position to undertake a concrete pour this weekend. "They inform me that they will be closing the dedicated lane and J37 eastbound (Howden) exit slip tonight, pouring the concrete on Saturday (28 October...

Alkborough and Burton Grants

Alkborough and Burton Grants

Andrew recently joined local councillors to welcome some grant successes for Alkborough and Burton. Andrew reports, "Popped to Alkborough and Burton last friday to join Councillors Elaine Marper and Ralph Ogg to hand over some more grant funding to local groups. "This funding is from the Community Grant Pot we set up at the Council when we took control in 2011. The aim of the fund is to support local community groups. "This time it was Burton Village Hall with a grant of nearly £10,000 for the n...