Pasha Has Final Laugh As ERYC Planners Are Overruled

Pasha Has Final Laugh As ERYC Planners Are Overruled
May 10, 2019

Cllr Denis Healy has welcomed the news that a local business has won their battle with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s planning committee.

The LibDem Cllr has always supported the local entrepreneur in his quest to diversify his business. After East Riding Council reject his application, Pasha took his battle to the highest level.

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East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be

East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be
October 1, 2018

An LGBTQ anti-hate crime project which has involved schools and communities across the East Riding was celebrated at an event in Beverley attended by a Home Office minister.

The Right to Be project is an initiative led by children’s charity Barnardo’s in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service, following a £48,000 award of funding from the Home Office Hate Crime Community Projects fund.

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It’s A Top Priority To Get The Jock’s Lodge Funding Says Local MP

It’s A Top Priority To Get The Jock’s Lodge Funding Says Local MP
January 25, 2018

Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley & Holderness, is campaigning hard to support East Riding Council’s £40m funding bid to Government for improvements to the Jock’s Lodge junction.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is seeking funding from the Department of Transport’s Large Local Major Transport Scheme Fund for major upgrading at Jock’s Lodge Junction.

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Graham Stuart Makes Despatch Box Debut Following Recent Promotion

Graham Stuart Makes Despatch Box Debut Following Recent Promotion
January 11, 2018

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has made his debut at the Despatch Box following his appointment as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade.

 Mr Stuart will play a key role in directing UK trade policy across the world in his new role as a Minister at one of the newest government departments in Westminster.

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Fairer Funding Campaign Will Deliver Cash Boost For Local Schools

Fairer Funding Campaign Will Deliver Cash Boost For Local Schools
September 18, 2017

East Riding schools are set to benefit from a new National Funding Formula (NFF) in 2018 after years of campaigning by local MP, Graham Stuart. Graham founded the national Fair School Funding Campaign and organised a long series of Parliamentary events, debates, meetings and photo calls to highlight the issue and pressure the Government into action.

He has worked closely with local heads and the East Riding Council to demand a fairer system. The formula, which will come into effect from 2018, will give every local school a cash boost and provide a more transparent system for educational funding.

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Fight To Save Holderness Community Beds And MIUs Continues Says MP

Fight To Save Holderness Community Beds And MIUs Continues Says MP
August 19, 2017

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has today vowed to continue his campaign to save the community beds and Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) in Holderness, after the City Health Care Partnership announced that new admissions to the community beds at Withernsea Community Hospital will stop with immediate effect.

The twelve community beds, which cater for a range of patients including those in palliative and rehabilitative care, will no longer accept new patients after this latest blow to local residents.

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Tension Mounts In East Riding As Decision Is Awaited On Future Of Urgent Care

Tension Mounts In East Riding As Decision Is Awaited On Future Of Urgent Care
August 2, 2017

Following the announcement by the East Riding of Yorkshire CCG in March 2016 that it had plans to close the MIU units in Hornsea and Withernsea, Graham Stuart MP, Member of Parliament for Beverley & Holderness launched a hard-hitting campaign to stop the CCG from closing MIU units in Hornsea and Withernsea, supported by the Hornsea League of Friends, the Withernsea and District Health Forum, and the Holderness Health Alliance.

The survey conducted by the CCG as part of its consultation found very limited public support for the package of proposals, despite a number of very leading questions. In Holderness 90% of people did not agree with the question asking whether they would be prepared to travel further to visit an Urgent Care Centre.

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Petition Launched Against Education Funding Cuts For Beverley Schools

Petition Launched Against Education Funding Cuts For Beverley Schools
March 26, 2017

East Riding Councillor, Denis Healy, has launched a petition after figures reveal the devastating impact that the Government’s £3bn cuts to education funding will have on East Riding schools, including Longcroft School and Beverley High School.

Schools in the East Riding are bracing themselves for budget reductions of £14.9m in real terms by 2019, meaning an 8% cut in pupil funding, equivalent to 400 teachers’ jobs.

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Successful Funding Bid For Hornsea Welcomed By MP

Successful Funding Bid For Hornsea Welcomed By MP
January 21, 2017

MP Graham Stuart has welcomed news that Hornsea is to receive £10,000 to help develop plans to boost the town’s seafront a place he once called depressing.

Mr. Stuart who for some years has been calling for more to be done to support the tourism industry in Hornsea says it will be exciting to see the proposals residents and businesses come up with.

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MP Stands Up For Blue Badge Clock Users Urging For Reform

MP Stands Up For Blue Badge Clock Users Urging For Reform
November 23, 2016

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart is pushing for a fair deal for blue badge clock users with his constituent Katrina Gardner – an active thalidomide campaigner.

Ms Gardner, of Sproatley, is one of many thalidomides who are able to drive without use of their arms and has qualified for the Government’s Blue Badge scheme

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