MP Raises Beverley-York Rail With Chancellor

MP Raises Beverley-York Rail With Chancellor
December 20, 2021

MP Graham Stuart met with Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to discuss the local economy and employment opportunities for his constituents.

Top of the agenda was the proposal to reinstate the direct rail route between Beverley and York, which its proponents argue would boost east-west connections from the East Riding to North Yorkshire and beyond, while also improving resilience and freeing up capacity along the existing westward route via Selby.

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New Funding Helps Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club Goes From Strength To Strength

New Funding Helps Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club Goes From Strength To Strength
December 15, 2021

MP Graham Stuart has heaped praise on the founder of the Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs (AFVBC), Dereck Hardman after he visited Parliament to raise the organisation’s profile among MPs.

The former Royal Engineer founded the first Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club in Hull in 2007, operating out of Pete Barker’s Motor Engineers. The clubs are aimed at tackling social isolation among veterans and helping Armed Forces personnel to adjust when they enter civilian life.

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Hull and York Rail Route Given Green Light By Government Ministers

Hull and York Rail Route Given Green Light By Government Ministers
October 27, 2021

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.

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MP Reacts To Environment Bill Sewage Amendment

Boost For Local Pig Farmers Following Lobbying By Graham Stuart
October 27, 2021

MP Graham Stuart has responded to claims that he and fellow Conservative MPs voted against measures to prevent untreated sewage from being released across the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Members of an outdoor swimming group in Hornsea, who are using an app to monitor the quality of the water they swim in on any given day, have contacted the local MP to raise their concerns.

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Boost For Local Pig Farmers Following Lobbying By Graham Stuart

Boost For Local Pig Farmers Following Lobbying By Graham Stuart
October 20, 2021

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.

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Hornsea Boy Nominated By MP For Kids Count Inspiration Awards

Hornsea Boy Nominated By MP For Kids Count Inspiration Awards
October 6, 2021

MP Graham Stuart has nominated Jay Norris, a Hornsea boy, for the Kids Count Inspiration Awards for his outstanding dedication and commitment to keeping his local beach clean.

The aim of the Kids Count Inspiration Awards is to recognise those individuals and organisations that have inspired young people in their communities. These are special awards that give MPs the opportunity to highlight outstanding work in their constituency and to demonstrate their commitment and support.

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Graham Stuart MP Applauds Active Beverley Minster Pupils

Graham Stuart MP Applauds Active Beverley Minster Pupils
May 20, 2021

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.

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New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve

New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve
March 4, 2021

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.

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Graham Stuart MP Looks For Post-Brexit Update On Ports

Graham Stuart MP Looks For Post-Brexit Update On Ports
January 18, 2021

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.

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