Telecoms firm Openreach, the offshoot of BT working to install fibre broadband across the UK, has announced that thousands of more premises in Beverley and Holderness are set to benefit from being connected to new, ultrafast full-fibre broadband, capable of delivering speeds upwards of ten times faster than before.
MP Graham Stuart has welcomed that Beverley Minster pupils are keeping active and improving air quality by taking part in this year’s Walk to School Week.
This year, pupils and their parents across the country are being urged to ditch the car on the school run, and instead walk, cycle, or scoot to school.
New research, commissioned by the Department for International Trade and carried out by the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) at the University of Strathclyde has estimated that nearly 6.5 million jobs in the UK are supported by exports.
Local MP Graham Stuart has welcomed new constituency-level vaccination figures which show that Beverley and Holderness is ahead of the national average of one-third of adults having received their first Covid-19 jab.
The most recently available data show all jabs administered up to 21st February, at which point 32,581 people over the age of 18 had received their first dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca shot.
MP Graham Stuart has held a virtual meeting with Longcroft School and Sixth Form College’s Head of School, Irie Grant, and Executive Headteacher, Jonathan Britton, to find out how the school is coping with remote learning.
MP Graham Stuart has been responding to concerns from constituents about the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines by raising them with Ministers and NHS England, as well as offering parliamentary support to GP surgeries in his constituency.
MP Graham Stuart has met virtually with Ken and Gail Lunn, the owners of Jack-in-the-Box, an award-winning soft-indoor play centre, based in Beverley, for a frank discussion about the challenges the business and the industry face as a result of Covid-19.
MP Graham Stuart has sought an update on the situation at the Humber’s docks following the end of the UK’s transition period with the EU at the end of 2020.
The UK and the EU finalised a long-awaited ‘Trade & Cooperation Agreement’ on Christmas Eve last year – just a week before both parties had been set to begin trading without an agreement.
MP Graham Stuart has echoed clinicians’ calls for patience as the long-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine continues to be rolled out across the East Riding of Yorkshire, after seeking updates on the progress of its distribution
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has acknowledged the difficulties caused by the latest rules as a result of a third national lockdown.
However, the MP went on to described the restrictions as “vital” in the national effort to fight Covid-19.
The CADEY committee, chaired by Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart, has met virtually for an update on its campaign to increase the number of lifesaving defibrillators across the constituency.
Formed in 2018, CADEY – standing for Community Access Defibrillators East Yorkshire – identified 63 communities without a publicly accessible defibrillator when it was formed. This has since been reduced by more than half by offering match-funding schemes with parish councils, as well as by asking businesses to use community funds to help purchase them.
Beverley & Holderness Conservative Association chairman Simon Reevell says it is a pity that they have been misrepresented with regard to a grant issued to them.
His comments come following backlash after it emerged the Association received a small business coronavirus cash grant of £10,000.
Funding awarded to East Riding Council to promote walking and cycling has been welcomed by local councillors and MP.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council will receive £467,400 from the Government’s Active Travel Fund. Both Cllr Denis Healy and MP Graham Stuart have welcomed the news.
The East Riding Liberal Democrats have warned that the three Conservative MP’s David Davis, Greg Knight and Andrew Percy representing the area are risking a “new Windrush-style scandal” after they voted to refuse to offer EU citizens physical proof of their right to stay in the UK. The remaining Tory MP Graham Stuart was absent from the Vote, according to Hansard.
Life-saving equipment installed at Molescroft Pavilion has been welcomed by the Parish Council. They say they are very grateful a defibrillator has been installed on the site.
The equipment was made possible thanks to a number of bodies including regional contractors Esh Civils.
A local councillor is asking residents to contact him if they have ideas about Beverley become a more COVID safe town centre.
Cllr David Elvidge made the comments following news of a grant that the government will make available to local authorities. East Riding of Yorkshire Council stands to benefit from hundreds of thousands of pounds.
MP Graham Stuart says it is time to start putting life and vitality back into the community. He is now calling for people to support local while remaining sensible when out.
Mr Stuart made the comments as a number of businesses in Beverley resumed trading following months of being in lockdown.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has met with Transport for the North (TfN) and lobbied the Rail Minister in order to raise the struggles currently being faced by Hull Trains at the highest level.