Graham was first elected as the MP for Beverley and Holderness in 2005 with a majority of 2,580. In the 2010 election he won 47.1 per cent of the vote, and increased his majority to 12,987. At the General Election of 2015 he was re-elected with a majority of 12,203. Most recently Graham took a huge 58 per cent of the vote in the General Election in June 2017, increasing his majority to 14,000.
Local MP, Graham Stuart, says substantial progress is being made by the Community Access Defibrillators for East Yorkshire (CADEY) Campaign.
Having founded the campaign earlier this year, Graham welcomed the “positive steps” being made to improve the coverage, accessibility and awareness of defibrillators through the communities of Beverley and Holderness.
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.
Google has announced that it is bringing its Google Digital Garage to Beverley on 15 June, offering local people free advice and coaching on digital skills to help grow their business, career and confidence.
For the first time, the training will be tailored to local market traders from markets like Beverley Market to help them reach new customers beyond their local area and grow.
Local MP Graham Stuart has pledged more action to tackle hare coursing in rural areas of Beverley and Holderness after it was revealed that Humberside Police spent 1200 hours combatting the crime in the past year.
A review by the force showed over 500 reports of hare coursing activities across the latest season 2017/18, which runs from the autumn harvest until early spring.
Local MP Graham Stuart said the announcement of a new urgent foot care clinic in Beverley, due to open this summer, is a major step forward for the campaign to reduce diabetes-related amputation rates across the East Riding.
By 2035, the number of adults in the East Riding with diabetes is expected to almost double to 30,000, and Graham warned this would create added pressure upon services that cater for these associated conditions.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, says hard-working families and businesses across the area will benefit from a range of measures put in place by the Government for the new financial year.
Graham said a series of tax cuts, wage rises, pension increases and duty freezes – first announced in November’s Budget – will ease pressure on tight household budgets and encourage investment in the local economy.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, welcomed the announcement that East Riding CCG has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating from NHS England for its work to improve diabetes awareness and staff training, but stressed that this means little if local patients are not seeing improvements as a result.