Andrew Percy

Conservative MP for Brigg and Goole


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Andrew Percy’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Percy is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Andrew Percy sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Andrew Percy has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Online Safety Bill: content 17 Jan 2023

    I know how unpopular it can be at 9 o’clock at night to detain the House further. However, I did speak on previous stages of the Bill, and I want to speak about a couple of issues this evening. I thank the Secretary of State for her meetings with me and members of some of our Jewish community groups about the change to “legal but harmful”. She knows we were not particularly happy when...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: West Bank: Weapons 16 Jan 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Palestinian Authority on the potential smuggling of weapons and other contraband into the West Bank.
  • Iran 12 Jan 2023

    On this point of executions, I agree with my hon. Friend that we need to go down the route of proscription, but does he also agree that a debate such as this should recognise the appalling situation in which LGBT people find themselves in Iran? They are brutalised and tortured and, sadly, too many have been sentenced to death. It is important that we recognise the appalling treatment of that...

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Conservative MP for Brigg and Goole

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrew Percy campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Cabinet Office
  • Health
  • Palestinians
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Iran
  • Surrogate Motherhood
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Currently held offices

  • Chair, High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (since 16 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (since 16 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (Commons) (since 12 Apr 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (13 Dec 2022 to 16 Jan 2023)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 16 Jan 2017)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 31 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing opinion surveys:
12 January 2022, payment of £225. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to local good cause. (Registered 07 February 2022)
13 September 2022, payment of £450 for two surveys. Hours: 2.5 hrs in total. £225 of this fee was donated to charity. (Registered 26 September 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and miscellaneous costs, value £3,865

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 10-15 February 2022

Purpose of visit: Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers and officials, discuss Qatar's response to the Afghanistan crisis, Word Cup preparations, worker's rights reform, bilateral relations and regional issues, and visit an Afghan refugee reception centre.

(Registered 14 March 2022)
Name of donor: The Antisemitism Policy Trust
Address of donor: BM 5369, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight and travel costs (£1,410), accommodation and subsistence (£1350), total value £2,760

Destination of visit: Washington and New York

Dates of visit: 7-11 December 2022

Purpose of visit: Delegation of cross-party MPs with the APPG Against Antisemitism for meetings with Members of Congress, Senators, Jewish groups, civil society and officials regarding countering antisemitism.

(Registered 21 December 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 17 January 2020, member of the Town Fund Board for Goole. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 04 February 2020)

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