Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has written to the Chief Executive of the Post Office and asked for the consultation on the proposed move of Beverley Post Office into a franchise in the branch of WHSmith on Toll Gavel to be widened to include the fundamental issue of closing the Crown Post Office at Register Square.
Post Office closure plans have prompted the local Conservatives to call those behind the proposals to have a ‘Re-Think’.
Beverley’s Crown Post Office in the Town Centre faces an uncertain future. The post office has confirmed they are drawing up plans to relocate it to the nearby WH Smith store.
Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart was recently contacted by local school girls Jess Clark and Amelia Elvin, aka ‘Team Stand Tall’.
As part of the Humberside Police Lifestyle Challenge 2018 Jess and Amelia have been raising money and awareness for a community AED to be installed at the playing fields in their village of Walkington.
Graham Stuart MP will be attending the unveiling of a plaque in Beverley to commemorate the childhood home of author Mary Wollstonecraft.
Organised by the Beverley Civic Society, the event will take place later this week, has been arranged to celebrate the childhood home of Mary Wollstonecraft who lived at 2 Highgate in Beverley.
Graham Stuart MP has backed efforts by pupils, parents, governors and teachers at Beverley St Nicholas Primary School to improve lighting along the footpath between the school and the adjacent St Nicholas Church.
Graham said that safety must be the ‘primary concern’ as work continues around a new £5m building at the site on Holme Church Lane.
Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), along with representatives from City Health Care Partnership CIC and Yorkshire Ambulance Service (which runs NHS 111) has met with Graham Stuart MP and Withernsea Councillors to discuss in detail how the new urgent treatment services work across the East Riding area.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, will launch the Country Land and Business Association’s, (CLA) national campaign against hare-coursing this week.
Graham will be joined by the CLA, a representative from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office, the Holderness Farm Watch co-ordinator, the specialist Rural Crime police officer, East Riding of Yorkshire Councillors and local farmers.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, praised Modular Building Manufacturers Paragon Space as he visited the local business at their Burstwick site. The small company, which employs 11 members of staff, have recently won a five-year hire contract with the NHS to provide temporary consultant rooms for Weybridge Hospital.
Paragon Space have been operating in Burstwick for three years and, having built up from scratch, now design, manufacture and install modular buildings for clients across the UK.
Graham Stuart has welcomed Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s decision to refer the decision to close the Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) at Hornsea and Withernsea to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel (IRP).
The panel, an advisory non-departmental public health body, specialise in reviewing cases involving changes to NHS services.
Following the announcement by the East Riding of Yorkshire CCG in March 2016 that it had plans to close the MIU units in Hornsea and Withernsea, Graham Stuart MP, Member of Parliament for Beverley & Holderness launched a hard-hitting campaign to stop the CCG from closing MIU units in Hornsea and Withernsea, supported by the Hornsea League of Friends, the Withernsea and District Health Forum, and the Holderness Health Alliance.
The survey conducted by the CCG as part of its consultation found very limited public support for the package of proposals, despite a number of very leading questions. In Holderness 90% of people did not agree with the question asking whether they would be prepared to travel further to visit an Urgent Care Centre.
Newbald Parish Council have produced a document that shows there is a high demand for faster broadband speeds.
With the support of Graham Stuart MP pressure is now being applied on Kcom to roll out ultra-fast internet to help residents access to basic of services.
Having visited the proposed site for the relocation of Hollym Water Treatment Works, Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley & Holderness, and local East Riding Councillor Lyn Healing, have suggested that the new proposal will be fairer to local residents.
The present treatment works is 70 metres from the cliff face which is fast eroding and must move to a new location.
Graham Stuart MP has received a welcome boost to his campaign for the EU to scrap its new regulation which prohibits the Holderness onshore fishermen from landing Sea Bass.
Graham met onshore fisherman Shaun Wingham and his wife Penny in Withernsea recently to hear about the impact of the new EU regulation which prohibits them from landing Sea Bass. Shaun and his colleagues fish using a net that is stretched out along the beach at low tide, allowing the catch to be brought in when the tide retreats again. Sea Bass is the most valuable part of their haul.
Graham Stuart MP has said he is delighted by the announcement that Hornsea is to receive £3.77 million from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s Coastal Communities Fund to renovate Hornsea seafront.
The money will fund a large part of a £4.6 million project to rejuvenate South Promenade, including the expansion of the leisure boat compound, upgrades to car parking and a new all year round café, retail space and visitor hub.
Graham Stuart MP and Sir Greg Knight MP have jointly condemned East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group for failing to listen to the voices of people in the East Riding.
In a blow to all those who campaigned to save the Minor Injuries Units in Hornsea, Withernsea and Driffield, the CCG has announced today is set to go ahead with the closures in all three towns.
Last week Graham Stuart MP visited the Boulevard Academy in Hull to meet pupils and staff and to promote awareness of the importance of high quality careers advice and guidance for young people.