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.
MP Graham Stuart, has met with Northern Rail officials to challenge them over reductions to the Hull to Scarborough service via Bridlington.
The meeting was set up following complaints to the MP from local residents unhappy with the changes, which they claim make it harder to commute in and out of Hull, particularly if staying in Hull for the evening.
A bid to restore a 40-mile direct rail route between Hull and York has today been given the green light by Government Ministers.
The bid, sponsored by Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart, will now receive support from officials at the Department for Transport as well as funding for 75% of the cost of creating a business case, up to a maximum of £50,000.
MP Graham Stuart has thanked pig farmers in his constituency for their hard work to make him aware of the litany of problems facing their industry, including labour and CO2 shortages.
Across the country, the industry has been experiencing workforce shortages of approximately 10-15%, while a reduction in exports to China thanks to Covid-19 outbreaks at processing plants has compounded problems as repurposing pigs for the domestic market requires significantly more butchery.
MP, Graham Stuart, has paid thanks to px Group and HFR Solutions after it was announced that they would donate six defibrillators to Graham’s CADEY (Community Access Defibrillators for East Yorkshire) campaign for blanket defibrillator coverage across his constituency.
MP Graham Stuart met with Paul Coe, Chairman of the Wombles of Beverley to pay thanks for all the work they have put into preserving Beverley’s green spaces and public hotspots that people have come to depend on more during the pandemic to meet loved ones.
An important milestone in Bishop Burton College’s development was marked last week by the launch of its new Centre for Precision Agriculture, which was officially opened by Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, is due to visit Cherry Burton Primary School on Friday 25 June to celebrate ‘the Great British Spring Clean’, started by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
Graham Stuart MP, Chair of CADEY, met with CADEY committee members Nick Middleton (HEY Smile Foundation), Nicola Waudby (Humber Aid), and Warren Bostock and Jo Watson (Yorkshire Ambulance Service) to congratulate them on their hard work and inroads into covering all communities in Beverley and Holderness with publicly accessible defibrillators.
Food banks in Beverley and Holderness have shared their concerns and experiences of the pandemic in a recent meeting with their local MP, Graham Stuart.
Food banks, including representatives from Withernsea’s SHoRes Centre, the Cherry Tree Centre in Beverley and Hedon Food Bank, as well as East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS), took the opportunity to outline how demand for their services had increased since March 2020.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, met local officials from the Department for Work & Pensions to hear about the Government’s flagship ‘Plan for Jobs’, specifically about the Kickstart Scheme, which offers fully subsidised 6-month placements for 16-24 year-olds on Universal Credit.
MP, Graham Stuart, is set to meet with representatives from Yorkshire Water about longstanding sewage issues that have been kicking up a stink with local residents.
The East Yorkshire village, which is in Graham’s constituency of Beverley and Holderness, is situated on top of natural, underground springs, which can seep through into Yorkshire Water’s sewage system during periods of heavy rainfall.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the launch of Keep Britain Tidy’s ‘Pledge to Pick’ initiative ahead of their annual Great British Spring Clean campaign, which asks everyone to chip in and do their bit to help eliminate the scourge of litter that blights our vibrant East Yorkshire countryside.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, virtually met local farmers and representatives from the Environment Agency (EA), East Riding Council and the National Farmers Union to discuss recent flooding.