Greg Knight is MP for East Yorkshire

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Greg Knight is MP for East Yorkshire and a member of the Conservative party.

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Pleased to support the Royal Life Saving Society and its Drowning Prevention campaign, having discussed issues with Professor Greg Whyte & Paralympian Ellie Robinson. Important to increase water safety awareness, as over 400 people die annually in the UK from accidental drowning

If the Scarborough open air theatre had a roof, tonight it would have been ripped off by Frankie Valli and his band. Great show to round off National Armed Forces Day in Yorkshire

A lot happening in Scarborough today. It is the National Armed Forces day event in the town, to recognise the work our armed forces, and then an open air concert by the original Jersey Boy, Frankie Valli

Park at your own peril! How motorists are being fleeced by car parking bandits. Read me @DailyMailUK @MailOnline .
@HowardCCox @AAPresident @Rhodos @Parkex_22 #Parkex @GregKnight @luhc @michaelgove @Traffex #traffex via @ThisIsMoney

The Yorkshire Wolds should be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Have your say on the proposal here:

Reports that Russian forces may have used chemical agents in an attack on the people of Mariupol. We are working urgently with partners to verify details.

Any use of such weapons would be a callous escalation in this conflict and we will hold Putin and his regime to account.

Latest Defence Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine - 21 March 2022

Find out more about the UK government's response:

🇺🇦 #StandWithUkraine

Government clampdown on the abuse of British courts to silence critics announced

Violating agreements reached, Russia continues shelling of Mariupol, Volnovakha and other cities. Ongoing Russian bombardment makes it impossible to open humanitarian corridors for safe evacuation of civilians. We call on Moscow to order Russian troops to cease fire immediately.

Talked to 🇬🇧 Prime Minister @BorisJohnson and 🇵🇱 President @AndrzejDuda about the current security situation. Agreed on further joint steps to counter the aggressor. Anti-war coalition in action!

Pleased to see that plans to strengthen the powers and penalties available to tackle the barbaric practice of hare coursing were outlined by the Government today.
New legislation to crack down on cruel illegal hare coursing - http://GOV.UK

Welcome help for the hospitality sector: £1 billion in support for businesses most impacted by Omicron across the UK - http://GOV.UK

Shocked at the simply awful news about Sir David Amess. He was always cheerful and ready to be helpful. RIP. My thoughts are with his family.

Pleased that the pet theft task force accepts that stealing a pet is not the same as a simple theft and are recommending a new "pet abduction offence" to allow the courts to hand out tougher sentences to criminals who commit this distressing crime.

E10 fuel is launched today and many people are unaware of it. The petrol is blended with 10% bioethanol. However, some 600,000 older vehicles and much garden machinery should not use It because it is corrosive and can cause damage. Most at risk are vehicles made before 2000.

The UK economy grew by 4.8% between April and June, according to official figures, as most businesses emerged from lockdown. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that the expansion in gross domestic product was fuelled by retail, restaurants and hotels.

Cash boost for apprenticeships launched until 30th September

Government sets out marine commitments to mark World Ocean Day

The Yorkshire Wolds deserves to be officially declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) as part of the Government’s pledge to increase the number of AONBs and National Parks in England.

Taskforce launched to investigate pet thefts

Sensible decision. Government announces plan to scrap proposed law, ensuring British drivers avoid £50 a year insurance hike - http://GOV.UK

If you receive a call or message about coronavirus vaccinations that ask you for a payment, or any financial details, it's a scam. Find out more here:  #CoronavirusFrauds

Great news: Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine authorised by UK medicines regulator

Agreements reached between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the European Union - http://GOV.UK

Help is on its way.

The MHRA has formally authorised the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for Covid-19.

The NHS stands ready to start vaccinating early next week.

The UK is the first country in the world to have a clinically approved vaccine for supply.

Use the postcode checker to find out which tier your area will be in from 2 December in England:

The allocation of tiers will be reviewed every 14 days, starting on 16 December.

One hundred years ago today, the Cenotaph was unveiled on Whitehall and the Unknown Warrior was buried at Westminster Abbey.

Later this morning, Armed Forces personnel will join the nation in a 2-minute silence to pay their respects.


📸: @I_W_M & @wabbey

Saddened to learn of the death of Dave Munden, drummer, vocalist and founder member of The Tremeloes. A talented, nice guy.

We agree with @GregKnight MP, sky lanterns are 'lethal litter' 👏 #banskylanterns

The Government this morning issued fresh travel guidance.
For motorists, it says:
Only stop at petrol stations or motorway service stations if you really need to.
If you have to stop, try to make sure you are social distancing.
Always wash your hands before and after you travel

#OnThisDay in 1940 the #BattleOfBritain reached its climax.

Our predecessors at the Government Code and Cypher School @BletchleyPark played an important part in helping the @RoyalAirForce to defend our skies


The Consultation for the new Parking Code of Practice is published on the BSI website and the Consultation for the new Parking Enforcement Framework published on and both will run until 12 October 2020.

Fairer parking is a step nearer today following the publication of the draft code of practice to regulate private parking companies which was mandated by my Private Member’s legislation, the Parking (Code of Practice) Act, which had cross-party support.

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