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.
While a number of councils in England say they will not be opening primary schools East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be.
However, schools in East Yorkshire will open a week after the date set by the government on 8 June.
Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has held an urgent meeting with the Managing Director of Hull Trains, Louise Cheeseman, to get an update on the train operator’s situation as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Hull Trains have suspended their operations since 30th March following the Government’s guidance that services should be for essential travel only, leading to an increase in the number of people working from home.
MP Graham Stuart, has held a virtual conference with holiday park operators from across the constituency.
It was held to give them an opportunity for them to share their experiences of how the sector has been affected by the lockdown restrictions imposed as a result of coronavirus.
MP Graham Stuart says that ‘posties’ are doing a great job in what are difficult circumstances. Mr Stuarts also praised their efforts for helping families stay in touch during the lockdown period.
Post Office bosses say that they have seen a big increase in the number of parcels being sent as a result of the travel restrictions.
MP Graham Stuart has welcomed changes made by the Department for Transport that will help keep the countries supply chains moving.
His comments come after they confirmed that drives of buses and lorries licence renewal will be suspended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest figures show the UK is on course to record the highest number of deaths within Europe as a result of COVID-19.
More alarming is that the UK has now reported more deaths for the past four days than France. This is despite the fact the UK only includes deaths in hospitals. While the French who include care homes in their daily death figures.