Martin asks the Transport Minister about landslip

Martin has asked a question at Transport Ministers question time about the landslip between Scunthorpe and Doncaster. He asked Ministers to use their influence to ensure that East Midlands Trains improves its service to Newark North Gate, until the track is fixed, to make access to London and the South easier.

Martin speaks in Planning and Regeneration debate

Martin Vickers MP has spoken in a debate in the House of Commons entitled ‘Role of planning in preserving urban views and regenerating high streets’. He expressed reservations about the Planning Inspectorate’s role in the planning process and highlighted the need for a variety of shops on seafront promenades and on high streets.  

Martin speaks during the Humber Bridge Bill debate

Martin has spoken in the House of Commons during a debate about the Humber Bridge. He raised the bridge tolls and the benefits to the local economy. He also spoke about the new elected board which will oversee the bridge. The new board will be directly accountable to local communities ensuring local people benefit from the bridge.  

Martin signs Holocaust Book of Commitment

Martin has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the House of Commons. In signing the Book of Commitment, Martin paid tribute to those who perished during the Holocaust and honoured the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people about what they endured, through the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Outreach programme.  

Martin raises local high mortality rate with the Prime Minister

Martin raised the issue of high mortality rates at the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with the Prime Minister during Question time. The Prime Minister gave Martin assurances that whatever recommendations result from the review into procedures at the truth will be implemented in full.

Martin stresses the importance of accurate advice on Social Care

Martin welcomes the Government’s announcement on social care, because another 100,000 people will benefit. Although he is concerned that when talk of £75,000 and £123,000 are bandied around, as some  vulnerable people may be concerned, particularly in areas like Northern Lincolnshire, where terraced houses routinely change hands for less than £75,000. He stressed the importance of accurate advice being readily available. 

Visit to Linden Homes

AWARD-WINNING Linden Homes has been showcasing its Renaissance development in Grimsby to Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers during a recent visit.