Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

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

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Belton and Wroot Primary School Visit

Belton and Wroot Primary School Visit

Andrew visited the Isle on Friday and met with pupils from Belton and Wroot Primary schools. Andrew reports, "It was great to be on the Isle last Friday to take questions from years 4, 5 and 6 at Belton and Wroot Primary schools. Wroot joined us via video link; somewhat intermittently mind!  "Always enjoy taking questions from pupils and we got to cover all sorts of topics from the NHS to cost of living, foreign aid and even the kids request for a zebra crossing in Wroot!  "I also got to ...

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Andrew is helping raise awareness about Ovarian Cancer as part of the annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month campaing. Andrew reports, "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to raise awareness of Ovarian Cancer and ensure that women know the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and how they can get help. A number of charities will be using this month to raise awareness, provide advice and signpost people on where they can get help." The following links provide further...

Council Tax Frozen in North Lincolnshire

Council Tax Frozen in North Lincolnshire

Andrew has welcomed that council tax has been frozen in North Lincolnshire  Andrew said, "This is good news for North Lincs residents and something I worked with our Council Leader and Council team to achieve.  "Our commitment to freeze the general Council Tax also included important commitments to fully fund the Imagination Library, protect free car parking across North Lincs, free school holiday swimming for kids and put more money into care services for our older and disabled populatio...

Meeting with Kyiv City Council

Meeting with Kyiv City Council

Andrew met with members of the Kyiv City Council yesterday, to welcome them during their visit to the UK Parliament. Andrew explains, "A delight to welcome members of Kyiv City Council (from various parties) and the Ukrainian Parliament to the House of Commons today. "I spoke with members of the Council about Goole's ambulance project and how proud we are to be providing this essential kit from O&H Venari. That ambulance program continues with a European government recently ordering a...

Applications are open for cash to celebrate the King’s Coronation.

Applications are open for cash to celebrate the King’s Coronation.

Andrew is encouraging local community groups to apply for funding to help celebrate the King’s Coronation. Andrew reports, "Both North Lincs and East Riding councils have set up schemes whereby community groups, town and parish councils and voluntary organisations can get funding to help with their celebrations for the King's Coronation, which takes place on the weekend of 6 to 8 May 2023. "Best of luck to any local groups who are going to take part in this momentous occasion." App...

M62 Ouse Bridge Works Update

M62 Ouse Bridge Works Update

Andrew has provided the following update on the M62 Ouse Bridge Works.  Andrew reports, "I have been seeking an update on the above works from National Highways and have now received the following information.  "The Highways team have explained that the works associated with The River Ouse is a haven for wildlife; the area includes a number of Special sites of Scientific Interest (SSSI) which they need to consider and protect from their activities while enabling works to progress on the b...

Road embankment scheme worth £700,000 due to begin near Goole

Road embankment scheme worth £700,000 due to begin near Goole

Andrew has provided an updated on road improvement works taking place near Goole. Andrew explains, "I am informed that, due to damage caused by the flooding back in early 2020, a section of the embankment and road to the south of the Gyme Corner roundabout is in urgent need of repair. "As such, East Riding Council are investing £700,000 for an improvement scheme to stabilise the road embankment along part of the A614 Thorne Road near East Cowick. "I understand that work is due to begin to...

Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week

Andrew is encouraging local residents to get involved in Children’s Mental Health Week. Andrew explains, "This week is Children’s Mental Health Week. Between 6-12 February 2023, schools, families and communities across the UK are taking part in this annual campaign to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health.   "A number of helpful resources have been designed for the campaign. This includes activity ideas and assembly guides, along with tips and vi...

British Steel Reports

British Steel Reports

Andrew took part in the Urgent Question on British Steel yesterday and provided the following update on his Facebook page. Andrew explained, "As residents may remember, the Government has provided hundreds of millions of pounds of support for British Steel in recent years, including paying the wages of staff for a long period when the previous ownership collapsed. "Since then the government has provided huge amounts of financial support for the company's energy costs, secured British Stee...

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2023

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2023

Andrew met with Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust in Parliament earlier to support their campaign in eliminating cervical cancer in the UK and encourage women to attend their cervical screening when invited. . Andrew said, "I was pleased to meet with Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (23rd-29th January) and support their goal in eliminating cervical cancer in the UK. "Sadly, cervical cancer currently kills two women in the UK every day and the charity is calling f...