The Government has announced a new £75 million package with major airlines including easyJet, Jet2 and Virgin, to help people across the country – including residents in Beverley and Holderness – return home.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the official launch of East Riding Council’s community response to the Covid-19 pandemic; designed to help vulnerable people in the area who are being advised to stay at home for extended periods of time.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has continued his longstanding support for Education & Employers’ ‘Primary Futures’ programme with a visit to Beverley St Nicholas Primary School.
The campaign, which Graham helped launch in Parliament last year, aims to bring volunteers into schools to talk about their careers in order to inspire pupils and broaden their horizons about the world of work.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, met with officials from Network Rail as part of a visit to Beverley train station.
Mr Stuart met with officials to discuss the £600,000 investment into one of East Yorkshire’s busiest stations.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has visited Beverley Minster Primary School to get an update from school leaders.
Mr Stuart met with the Headteacher, Rachel Hatter, and the Chair of Governors, Tim Walker. While there he spoke with them about improvements being made around the school. He also found time to meet some of the pupils to hear about their time there.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, marked this year’s World Cancer Day by meeting with Beverley resident Karen Smith.
He met her at Radiotherapy4Life’s event in Parliament to raise awareness of the need for better access to local radiotherapy services across the country and for Beverley and Holderness residents.
MP Graham Stuart has welcomed that new plans to upgrade the Jock’s Lodge junction.
Once complete it will connect the A1079 and the A164 leading into Beverley. Plans of the proposed work are to be displayed at two public exhibitions later this month.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has announced that Beverley-based equine transport firm Amanda Beal Transport is a finalist in this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards.
The awards – also known as the ‘Rural Oscars’ – are now in their 15th year, and are an annual celebration of British food, farming, enterprise and heritage.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with SSE Renewables to discuss multi-billion pound plans to build what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the world off the Holderness Coast.
This is the latest in a series of engagements that Graham has had with renewable firms over the years in order to ensure that residents and local businesses see the benefits of the growth of green energy without being inconvenienced by the construction.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the Government’s confirmation that East Riding Council will see its core budget increase by £17.7 million this year – a 7.2% increase.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, took the opportunity to visit Beverley Men in Sheds – one of three similar projects combatting social isolation in his constituency.
With other projects in Withernsea and Hornsea, the Beverley branch runs in Oldroyd’s Corner inside Beverley Garden Centre. The purpose of the Shed is for older men (and women) to connect while taking part in activities that are often similar to those of garden sheds up and down the country.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to local schools in the area to encourage their pupils to apply for the Sutton Trust’s UK Summer Schools programme.
The Sutton Trust is a charity which promotes social mobility, while their summer programme is designed to help young people make more informed choices about what they want to do after leaving school.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has given his backing to ‘Men’s Sheds’ projects across his constituency, supported by the UK Men’s Sheds Association.
Men’s Sheds aims to support older men, and women, to get together and connect with likeminded people in the area while learning new skills such as metalworking, electronics or even building cars.
MP Graham Stuart says that The National Living Wage increase is fantastic news for his constituents. He also adds that over 280,000 people are set to benefit from the increase.
From April the hourly rate of those over the age of 25 will increase to £8.72. This is four times higher than the rate of inflation. While the rate paid to those under 25 will also increase.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has spoken of his determination to keep on tackling flood prevention to make sure we never see a repeat of the devastation caused by floods in 2007.
Heavy rain throughout the beginning of November led once again to people’s homes being flooded as the overly saturated ground couldn’t cope with the amount of rainfall.
Independent Traders are the backbone of highstreet and in Beverley, that is certainly the case.
Today, 7 December is Small Business Saturday, a day in which we are encouraged to back those traders.
Small Business Saturday is the day we are all encouraged to back our local businesses.
A national incentive, people are asked to visit and back their independent retailers, pubs, shops and other businesses.
Candidates Standing In Beverley & Holderness for the upcoming general election have been confirmed.
In all, there are five parties looking to win the support of residents in Beverley & Holderness and win a seat currently held by the Conservative Party.