EU Regulation Is A Disaster For Holderness Fishermen Says MP

MP To Visit NHS Humber Foundation Trust To Discuss Mental Health
February 14, 2017

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has condemned a new EU Regulation that threatens the livelihoods of Holderness coast beach fishermen and has written to the Fisheries Minister, George Eustice, to ask him to pursue an exemption for Holderness.

The Regulation includes a total ban on targeted sea bass fishing from the shore, jeopardising the future of men like Shaun Wingham, who fishes near Withernsea using the centuries-old practice of onshore fishing, whereby a net is stretched out along the shoreline at low tide and the catch is brought in when it retreats again. Sea bass is the most valuable part of their haul.

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Cllr Denis Healy Questions ERYC Budget Cuts

Cllr Denis Healy Says He Will Vote Against Council Tax Increase
February 9, 2017

The Liberal Democrats are the party now providing the real opposition to the Conservatives at County Hall after all their Councillors opposed the Conservative budget today.

The budget, which introduces a Council tax increase of 4.99%, also sees a reduction of 2.5% to the Council’s Public Health budget, and an eye watering 72% reduction in the Education Services grant, piling further pressures on already over stretched hospitals and schools.

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Is This The Only Empty Care Bed In East Yorkshire?

People Put Politics Aside As Queues Form To Sign Care Homes Petition
January 27, 2017

Campaigners calling on East Riding Council to intervene in the private care home crisis will be out collecting signatures for a petition this Saturday morning in Hedon and Beverley.

They intend to raise the issue of the crisis in social care, when next the full council meets as concerns grow over how oplder people in community will be cared for.

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Everyone Has Banged Their Self Righteous Drums For So Long – Cllr Peacock

Peacock Should Do The Decent Thing And Resign Says Healy
January 26, 2017

Disgraced Councillor, Dominic Peacock has written back to East Riding of Yorkshire Council making it clear he has no intention of resigning despite calls for him to do so.

Cllr Peacock who made offensive and distasteful remarks in relation to a fund set up to raise money for the family of the assassinated MP Jo Cox says residents in his ward, Minster and Woodmansey do not want him to resign.

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MP Calls For More Decisive Action From Police Following Rise In Crime

Funding To Explore Beverley Road Improvements Welcomed By MP
January 24, 2017

MP Graham Stuart has reacted to news that the latest figures published show that the number of reported crimes in the region has increased.

Office of National Statistics released last week revealed 13pc rise in reported over a twelve month period, September 2015 to 2016 with Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter blaming lack of resources for the rise.

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Yorkshire Party Set To Develop A Vision For Yorkshire

Yorkshire Party Set To Develop A Vision For Yorkshire
January 23, 2017

The Yorkshire Party say they are in the process of creating a vision of how Yorkshire would should any plans for devolution be successful.

Their vision will outline the possible changes to localised government, introductions of a Mayor and also the economic impact on the region.

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People Put Politics Aside As Queues Form To Sign Care Homes Petition

People Put Politics Aside As Queues Form To Sign Care Homes Petition
January 23, 2017

East Riding Campaigners have been overwhelmed by public support for their Care Homes petition which calls for earlier intervention by the Council when private care homes are threatened with closure.

Across the East Riding, nearly 1000 people queued at a number of petition points to sign the petition over a 2 hour period. on Saturday morning.

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Andrew Percy Visits Hull As Humber Growth Deal 3 Announced

Andrew Percy Visits Hull As Humber Growth Deal 3 Announced
January 23, 2017

Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy has visited Hull as it is announced that the Humber region has received £27.9m of Local Growth Funding as the Growth Deals 3 are announced by government.

Humber Growth Deal 3, follows on from two previous Growth Deals, to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

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Successful Funding Bid For Hornsea Welcomed By MP

Successful Funding Bid For Hornsea Welcomed By MP
January 21, 2017

MP Graham Stuart has welcomed news that Hornsea is to receive £10,000 to help develop plans to boost the town’s seafront a place he once called depressing.

Mr. Stuart who for some years has been calling for more to be done to support the tourism industry in Hornsea says it will be exciting to see the proposals residents and businesses come up with.

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Time For East Riding Council To Take Over Failing Care Homes

Time For East Riding Council To Take Over Failing Care Homes
January 20, 2017

Campaigners across the East Riding will, this Saturday morning, simultaneously launch a petition in defence of care home provision at a number of locations across the region.

The Petition reads ‘Care for the elderly in the East Riding has been rocked by recent announcements of a number of private care home closures. We call upon the Council to enter into immediate discussions with all relevant stakeholders in an effort to secure future provision and retain homes currently in operation.’

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MP Expresses Support To HART’s Bid For NHS Patient Transport Role

MP Expresses Support HART's Bid For NHS Patient Transport Role
January 17, 2017

Graham Stuart joined East Riding Councillor Jane Evison and a group of constituents as he rode on the Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART) bus to celebrate its achievements and promote its bid to become a registered NHS non-emergency patient transport provider in 2017.

Founded in 2003 to tackle transport needs in Holderness, HART has gone from strength to strength and now has nine vehicles covering the coast from Bempton to Spurn including the market towns of Driffield, Hedon, Withernsea and Hornsea.

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MP To Quiz Humber LEP Officials In Reagrd To Careers Advice

MP To Visit NHS Humber Foundation Trust To Discuss Mental Health
January 13, 2017

Graham Stuart MP will quiz officials from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership about the progress being made with delivering the Humber Gold Standard for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance.

Graham, who is a keen advocate of high quality careers education for young people, helped to launch the Humber Gold Standard in 2014.

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