Buying Local

It was good to be able to talk to some of the stallholders at the Top Town Market yesterday and see how they are coping.  It was very sad to see the number of stalls that have had to stop trading due to the virus.

Great Grimsby - Covid-19 Update

As of 2nd May there was a total of 135 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in North East Lincolnshire to date and few new cases. We have been relatively very fortunate; we have less than a third of the cases that North Lincolnshire has had for example.

Coronavirus false links to 5G - No need to worry.

The latest wave of Ofcom’s disinformation research shows false links between COVID-19 and 5G continue to be the most commonly seen misinformation. Its latest EMF (electromagnetic field) measurements show levels at 5G sites are well within agreed international safety measures.

Great Grimsby Residential Care Homes - Covid-19 Update

There has been much in the news about residential care homes in the UK having Covid-19 outbreaks and staff being short of the Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) that they need to do their jobs safely whilst delivering the standard of care that they want.

Helping businesses and the self-employed

Yesterday the Chancellor announced the UK’s single most significant postwar economic intervention.

If you run a business or are self-employed, please keep a watch on this link.

Grimsby to be home to new innovative green energy initiative

Yesterday, along with Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers, I welcomed Business Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, to Grimsby to announce a £90 million programme to clean-up heavy industry on the Humber. This new initiative will harness electricity generated in the North Sea to power a new hydrogen economy.